Amanda O'Shaughnessy provides this wonderful lesson to create drawings using different colored pencil techniques.
Place coffee filter onto paper using water. Using yellow and blue semi moist tempera cakes, paint on top of the coffee filters creating a ring of yellow and a center of blue. Paint any white paper left with blue paint (or other colors if available). Once dry, remove coffee filters. [...]
Place coffee filters onto the paper using water. Using yellow and blue semi moist tempera cakes, paint on top of the coffee filters creating several variations of green. Paint any white paper left with blue paint. Once dry, remove coffee filters. Add objects such as buildings, roads, trees, and mountains [...]
Place torn up tissue paper on top of Art to Remember paper. Using the brush, add water and allow the tissue paper to bleed onto the paper below. Let the paper below dry before removing the tissue. Draw a hand on the construction paper. The artist may choose to make [...]
Draw or trace a big shape in the middle. Then add five lines from the shape to the edge of the page to create sections. Fill each section outside of the shape with designs. Shapes and lines make the best designs. Add oil pastel on the top of the designs. [...]
Use a pencil to draw the basic shape of the basket. If you are using a basket for observation, refer to its shape as you draw and point out details that the artist could add. Be sure to include a horizontal line to indicate the table. Observe the apples and [...]
Use a pencil to draw the horizon line and the vanishing point at the top of the page. Then, demonstrate how to draw two orthogonal lines to the vanishing point. Finally, create an enclosed rectangle by drawing two parallel lines. Demonstrate how to draw a tree in the foreground, autumn [...]
Determine the total number of colors you will use. For example, if you choose red, yellow and blue, you will need three areas for each of the three primary colors. Use a pencil to create the number of areas you will need on your paper – in this case, three. [...]
If working collaboratively, tape two sheets of paper together on the back, use painter’s tape so it can easily be removed. Use a pencil and tracers to fill the pages with a variety of circles. Use paint sticks to fill the circles in using a variety of colors. If working [...]
Students will create a drawing of a castle using pencil. Then, outline with permanent markers. Students will color in portions of the castle with blending techniques. Students will color in portions of the castle using texture plates.
Create the background using watercolors. Divide the background paper provided by Art to Remember in half. Paint the top half one color and the bottom half another. This will act as the surface for the pineapple to set on. Allow this page to dry. Create the pineapple on the watercolor [...]
Pre-Planning Read the book They All Saw a Cat, By Brendan Wenzel. Discuss how the cat changes from each character's perception. Have students practice drawing a cat the way the child saw it. Talk about the textures that a cat has and how to represent those textures with a line. [...]