In the style of Romero Britto, a Brazilian-American artist who combines cubism/pop art/graffiti.(This link no longer takes you to the original site.) A major part of this project is carefully planning the design.
How to draw and color an optical design. Add an illusion of depth in the design by using colored pencils coloring techniques. Mix and blend colors. Complete tutorial by artist and teacher Julianna Kunstler.
technique: By using a solvent turpentine and linseed oil) with oil pastels, one can achieve results similar to painting without actually using brushes and paints. Use a Q-tip or a cotton ball to blend colors. Good way to use up old pastel stubs.
Graders finished up their cakes modeled after Wayne Thiebaud's collection this week. Our focus was tints and shades and I think they turned out pretty yummy looking! It is always interesting to me how difficult angles can be (even for older kids).
Q-Tips. Pointillism, grade, Dots upon dots, circles upon circles, maybe do color families . I like the idea of breaking this into sections for each child to complete and then putting the whole thing back together (LS)