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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…


Were origonally watercolour paper and watercolour paint with pen and ink trees. But could use as inspiration for an art lesson - tissue paper? Not tried yet so you on your own, folks.


You begin with a very abstract watercolor and after it has dried you go back with India ink and a bamboo skewer and create flowers out of the watercolor splots.


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


Drawing with a white only crayon makes such a beautiful watercolor resist. - cool idea for blind contour with a reveal...

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The Triad Tree

triad tree 10-great tutorial


Resist technique: lay lace or cloth doiley on yupo paper, spray krylon clear gloss spray through the lace, paint with watercolor=AWESOME!!


A fun step-by-step art lesson demonstrating how to create colorful abstract art using watercolors, watercolor pencils, and masking fluid! (been awhile since I used masking fluid, I think I'm out, for elementary could use white crayon except those areas would stay white)