White watercolor paper. I had them trace a 6" circle at the top, center of paper. Water color wash any type of sky, leaving the moon white. Then black india ink with a wide flat 1" brush. I showed them how to go from thick to thin, twisting the brush slowly, (I suggest a practice paper first for 2 minutes). Then magenta, white and purple for the blossoms with a #4 round. 5th grade. I played "sounds of the earth", basically, yoga music. Made them silent and purposeful. They LOVED it. And they…
By Ank. Apply drops of reinker to wet watercolor paper. Then flick a wet toothbrush all over the piece until you like the look. Dry completely. Use black StazOn for the silhouette stamps: tree branch, flowers, butterflies.
Cherry Blossom DIY Painting. This makes me want to grab a canvas and dig out all the supplies. Especially since this is the time of the year when we're surrounded by these beautiful flowers. It's been a while since I channeled my inner artist! #diy #cherryblossoms #smart #pink #painting
A fun step-by-step art lesson demonstrating how to create colorful abstract art using watercolors, watercolor pencils, and masking fluid! http://www.art-is-fun.com/watercolor-pencil-art-lesson.html (been awhile since I used masking fluid, I think I'm out, for elementary could use white crayon except those areas would stay white)