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"A Faithful Attempt" is designed to showcase a variety of K-12 art lessons, the work of my art students, as well as other art-related topics. Projects shown are my take on other art teacher's lessons, lessons found in books or else designed by myself.
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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Penguins in Watercolour


I've started my 'winter' themed lessons with my younger students, even though it (surprisingly) hasn't snowed here yet. Kids love penguins so I knew this project would be a hit with them.

I used one of the drawing lessons from Art Projects for Kids. Kathy always has amazing step-by-step drawing lessons that really help some students. I gave my Grade 2 students the option of using the drawing handout (after I demonstrated it to them) or to draw their own penguin. 
Once drawn, they outlined it in Sharpie then used watercolours to paint them. 
I love all the different personalities!



I think this is a Harry Potter penguin, haha!

Another Harry Potter penguin- with a wand!




2 comments:

Ann Yale said...

THESE are fantastic! I am really embracing the chance to let students make their own version of what I'm trying to teach - such fun!

Miss said...

Thanks Ann :)

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