Starry Night

Students will draw a similar picture of someplace they have visited. It could be a beach, city, mountains, a lake, an amusement park, or even just their back yard. After students draw their picture, they can trace over the lines with crayons. In the sky, use dots of yellow or [...]

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Silhouette

Paint the background first and let dry. While paint is drying, students can begin sketching ideas for the foreground. On top of the background, students can pencil in the silhouette image. (Another option is cutting out the design on another paper and allowing students to trace it onto the background.) [...]

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Lighthouse

Draw a horizon line near the center of their paper. Next, draw two vertical lines that intersect with the horizon line to make the sides of the lighthouse. The lines will be closer together at the top and gradually move farther apart towards the bottom. Leave a couple of inches [...]

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How My Garden Grows

Ask students to draw the same number of flowers as their age. The flowers should be fairly large. Students can include some insects in their picture. To include a butterfly, draw a circle for the head, and oval shape for the thorax, and a longer skinnier oval for the abdomen. [...]

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Bugmania

Draw your composition lightly in pencil. Make sure students fill up the paper sheet of paper with color. Draw large! Geometric shapes can be used to draw a bug, like a beetle, by drawing a circle for the head and eyes, an oval for the thorax, and an oval shape [...]

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Cityscape – City on the Water

Draw a horizon line across your page. Place several rectangles along the top of the line. Fill the rectangles with shapes to represent windows and doors. Fill the buildings with a black Sharpie marker. Use washable markers to create the sky. When a color is used, it is repeated in [...]

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