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Inspired By Paul Klee Watercolor & Crayon Kit

Inspired By Paul Klee Watercolor & Crayon Kit

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Discover the style of Paul Klee with the Inspired By... Watercolor & Crayon Kit! Created by contemporary illustrator Benjamin Flouw, this watercolor kit gives kids and adults everything they need to make a watercolor masterpiece. Inside the kit are four 7.87 × 7.87 inch (20 × 20 cm) cards, twelve watercolor wax crayons, one brush and a booklet of instructions - making it suitable for all ages, 7-99. Simply color the cards with the crayons and add water to create an artwork inspired by the great Bauhaus master.

  • For ages 5 and up
  • Adult supervision recommended

Product Details

  • Product type: Art & Crafts Kit
  • Shipping Dimensions: 8.95 × 8.65 × 0.45 inches  (22.7 × 22.0 × 1.1 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb (4.7 oz; 134 g)
  • SKU010010734 | 3070900093737

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About the Artist, Paul Klee

Paul Klee, a pioneering artist, was born on December 18, 1879, in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland. His unique style and contributions to the world of abstract art continue to inspire and captivate audiences.

Klee's artistic journey began with a strong foundation in traditional art. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and was influenced by Impressionism, Expressionism, and Cubism.

In the early 20th century, Klee joined the influential Blue Rider movement, a group of artists focused on spiritual and abstract themes. This association marked a turning point in his career, as he began to embrace abstract and non-representational art.

Klee's work is characterized by intricate geometric shapes, whimsical symbols, and a vibrant use of color. His paintings often explored complex ideas, music, and the connection between the visual and the spiritual. His art embodied a childlike innocence, often described as "taking a line for a walk."

During his life, Klee faced personal and professional challenges, including health issues and the tumultuous periods of World War I and World War II. However, these experiences also influenced his art, leading to a deeper exploration of the human condition.

In 1933, as the Nazis came to power in Germany, Klee's art was labeled as "degenerate," and he was dismissed from his teaching position at the Bauhaus school. He returned to Switzerland, where he continued to create innovative and influential works.

Paul Klee passed away on June 29, 1940, leaving behind a rich legacy of abstract art. His influence can be seen in the work of many contemporary artists. Klee's art challenges viewers to look beyond the surface and explore the depths of human imagination.

Today, Paul Klee's paintings are celebrated in museums worldwide, and his legacy endures as a testament to the power of creativity and the limitless possibilities of abstract art. His ability to transform complex ideas into visually captivating forms continues to inspire and intrigue art enthusiasts around the globe.

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