Sunflower

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. [...]

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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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Making an Impression

Decide on the composition that you would like to do in the impressionist style and sketch in guidelines lightly in pencil. You can choose from still life, portrait, landscape, or a floral. Working from light to dark, create the background. Use several colors in a variety of shades. Use a [...]

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Primary Petals

Cut out template. Use an extra sheet of paper to cut out the template of the vase. Have students trace the vase on their paper with a black Sharpie. Older students may be able to draw their own vase, but this step will be helpful for the younger ones. Using [...]

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