Sixth Grade Watercolor and Oil Pastel Winter Trees

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oil pastel and watercolor tree

oil pastel and watercolor tree

Skill Learned:  Sketching and drawing a tree.  Mixing complimentary colors.  Resist.

Materials Used:

  • Pencils and erasers
  • Oil pastel sets of 16 (craypas)
  • Watercolor and trays and medium brushes
  • 18 x 24 cold press 140 lb. watercolor paper taped with 2-inch painters tape.

Begin this project by discussing and showing photos of trees.  Talk about the trunks of trees when its winter and how they look at different times of the day.  Discuss how to draw and show examples on the board with students.  Also have students come up and Continue Reading »