Art project: Paul Klee

Oil Pastels on a blackboard

History Lesson: Paul Klee (1879 – 1940) was a German artist. He and his colleague, Russian painter Wassily Bauhaus school of art, design and architecture. His works reflect his dry humor and his sometimes childlike perspective, his personal moods and beliefs, and his musicality.

For this project You will need:

  • Inspiration on Paul Klee’s work.
  • A2 Black Board
  • Oil Pastels
  • Pencil
  • Ruler


  1. Look at Klee’s work and how he built colourful cities using squares and shapes.
  2. Take your pencil and your ruler and create your own city on your blackboard.
  3. Now colour your city with your oil pastels.
  4. Work neatly and try and keep your background black.

Have fun! 

Paul Klee artwork
Paul Klee landscape

Paul Klee’s Art Works: See the limited colors? Which colors are you planning to use?

The entire city consists of squares and triangles. Build your city using squares and triangles.

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