Many art teachers use this lesson as an introduction to watercolor. In case you don't have a pile of autumn leaves handy, we have included tree leaf patterns that you can print out. We've also added a variation to this lesson, so that you can make a colorful background for your favorite leaf.
(Litgram) Math offers many creative, insightful avenues for budding artists. This project opens the door for students working on the Pythagorean Theorem to explore how mathematics forms the shapes of our world. While the project lists definite requirements, students should be encouraged to explore these concepts to discover other mathematical, and artistic, possibilities.