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    Abstract landscapes

    chalk pastels - warm, cool landscapes

    ARTipelago: Beautiful Banyan Trees!

    Chalk/Glue Line

    start with black shapes - no touching - connect with lines - kids get one color - walk around and paint shapes - go over lines with black again for pop

    Great tutorial for pastel chalk bubbles. These are beautiful! Lower elementary ages and up. Homeschool

    clear glue on black paper and chalk pastels

    Blog post that takes you through my watercolor technique landscape lesson. A great lesson for beginning artists that builds confidence.

    In Art class, 3rd graders reviewed different types of lines; horizontal, vertical, zigzag, diagonal, dotted, dashed, and curved. They used different types of lines to draw the snowmen that you see. Next, 3rd graders reviewed the warm colors (red, orange, yellow) and cool colors (blue, green, purple) while painting their artworks.

    chalk pencils

    Black construction paper + elmer's glue + chalk pastel.

    Great basic lesson for landscape and warm/cool color groups

    Chalk pastel landscapes: Did this last year and they were great!

    Under the sea-oil pastels

    Value landscape

    Van Gogh's Starry Night - using glue & oil pastels on black paper. This is a very cool version of this piece of art.

    Jamestown Elementary Art Blog: 4th grade: landscapes, lines & emphasis

    Bubbles: 1. First students traced as many different circle shaped objects I could fine!! 2 They added at least two shineys to each bubble 3 Then colored the bubbles using oil pastels, and making sure to leave at least part of the bubble black to make it look transparent

    Landscape of tissue paper

    Watercolor landscape

    Intro to pastels for kids: blending with oil pastels. I teach blending, but have never offered an activity sheet to practice like this... It make be very useful for differentiation, to help students that may otherwise struggle with understanding blending. It could also act as a means of assessment to gauge their understanding.