pinwheels project with introduction to 5 abstract artists/art forms and 5 techniques great start of year project- watercolor washes, opaque watercolor technique (staying inside lines), pointillism, op art, pollock. A fun lesson for my line unit!
Artangel: Mixed media crumpled tissue technique - tutorial - basically, glue tissue paper over a canvas, let dry. Paint, let dry, then rub oil pastel or crayon over the surface to highlight the texture.
landscape draw lines for land. in each space use one color crayon to create texture rubbing. paint a wash with same color. use opposite color for sun in sky. Can also use salt on watercolor. Create different values of color.