Pet Painting

Make a portrait of your pet (or any animal!) using these step-by-step instructions inspired by Appel's Cats (1978).

In this moderately easy family activity, Albright-Knox experts walk you and your child through making a portrait of your pet (real or imagined) inspired by Karel Appel's Cats, 1978. Explore how bright colors, simple forms, and expressive brushstrokes come together to form your very own creation.

Each lesson includes an explanation of the inspiration behind the activity, a list of materials, and step by step instructions!

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