Historical, Culturally Diverse, Standards-Based Art Lessons to Inspire Young Artists

About the Artist

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)
With the aid of a flashlight, the children will understand Rembrandt van Rijn’s special technique of painting highlights and shadow.  This special “Rembrandt Lighting” was carried over to their own artwork in special Dutch landscapes.









Student Gallery

Rembrandt van Rijn Curriculum & Art Projects for Kids

Art Elements Taught

Space, Value

Art Activity Emphasis

Dutch Landscapes, Highlighting and Shadows, Perspective

Student Art Supplies

Chalk, Crayon, Paint Swabs

Vocabulary Learned

composition, etching, highlight, portrait, profile, shadow

This artist unit is part of Track C along with six other artists.  All tracks include:


  • Implementation guide to manage scheduling, volunteers & communication
  • Multi-level, age-appropriate curriculum for all seven artists in this track
  • Engaging PowerPoint visuals that include vocabulary, art concepts & music
  • Timed, illustrated & scripted lessons perfect for teachers or volunteers
  • Hands-on technique worksheets, art project details, art prints, games & props
    *Art supplies and teacher/volunteer training DVDs can be added to your order.

The below artists are part of Track C. Save more with a track purchase & teach all year long.

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