Not only does Mr. Bataclan sell is paintings, but he also leaves them in random places for people to find for free, just to cheer them up. He has left paintings in over 30 states and almost 50 countries around the world! All he asks for in return is that the person who finds it smile at a few strangers to brighten their day.
To kick off his week with us, Mr. Bataclan presented an assembly to the school where he showed us some of his artwork, but he also taught us the steps to make some of his favorite characters. He uses pretty simple shapes to make drawings that have a lot of personality! The fourth graders in Room 13 were incredibly proud of their drawings and continued to try out different techniques when they had a spare minute today in class. Here are some of their masterpieces: