Grace CROWLEY<br/>
<em>Girl with goats</em> 1928 <!-- (recto) --><br />

oil on canvas<br />
54.4 x 73.4 cm<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Presented by the National Gallery Society of Victoria, 1967<br />
1759-5<br />
© National Gallery of Victoria

Tints and shades

Levels 3-6

Discover how artist Grace Crowley uses different tones to express highlights and shadows in her artwork Girl with goats, then have a go at painting your own tints and shades and use them to create a still life collage.

Learning objectives

  • Define tints and shades and identify them in artworks
  • Describe how tints and shades can be used to create depth and shadow
  • Experiment with mixing paints to create tints and shades of a base colour
  • Create a still life collage which captures highlights and shadows