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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Tissue Paper Grid Portraits

This was a fun lesson I did with my Grade 5 students that I found HERE. They learned the basics of proportion in a face. They practiced on scrap paper first, then drew their good copy on heavy 9 x 12" white paper. Then they outlined the face in Sharpie. Finally, they used bleeding tissue paper and cut it into squares. Using water and a paintbrush, they applied it to their paper, let it sit for a bit, then peeled it off to reveal the colour tranfer.


Linda said...

They are all lovely! :)

Miss said...

Thanks Linda!

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