Real to abstract

A drawing project about creating abstract artwork

The de Stijl art movement at the turn of the 20th century believed that the abstract qualities they loved and used in their paintings expressed a new social order + harmony after the world-wide atrocities of the preceding era.

Find out what you can learn about their use of simple geometric, shapes, vibrant contrasting colours, discarding all unnecessary detail, and see how this can transform your own abstract art.

pdf document to read + print