Layered Landscape

With a pencil, sketch the landscape in layers. Ideas: grass, bushes, trees, mountains, body of water, sky with clouds. Outline the important parts, then color or paint in with a thin paint. Print name legibly on the front of the paper (at least an inch from the edge so the [...]

By |2019-09-27T15:17:19-04:00September 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Layered Landscape

Fauve Flowers

Study a flower for your fauve flower study. Draw the flower outline lightly in pencil. Your flower can go off the edge of the paper. Sketch in the details of the flower, petals, stamen and leaves. Wash in watercolor to create color for the lightest flowers and leaves. When your [...]

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Floating Donuts

Use watercolors in a wet-on-wet method to paint the background. (Paint the paper first with water and then add the watercolors onto the page.) Allow dry time before moving to step number two. Stamp five to seven ‘donuts’ onto the background. Some of the circles should go off the page. [...]

By |2019-09-27T10:23:46-04:00August 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Floating Donuts

Flamingo Painting

With the pink PlayColor stick, draw the head, body, neck and wings of the flamingo. Add additional PlayColors to the pink such as yellow, red, and/or blue. Let dry before moving to step two.  Apply water to the lower half of the page and add blue to the wet paper. [...]

By |2019-09-27T15:57:37-04:00August 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Flamingo Painting