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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Watercolour Grid Paintings

One of my all time favourite watercolour projects!
I posted this project previously HERE.
Students measure a grid onto heavy white paper. The smaller the grid, the longer and more challenging it is to paint essentially.  So it's a good project for differentiation.
Then they draw an image onto the grid. I leave the subject matter up to them. They just need to make sure to fill the page effectively. Then they paint it using watercolours- I typically encourage warm versus cool colours but you could use any type of colour combinations really. 

You can see below the different paces my students work at!!!

Some finished Grade 7 - 9 paintings:

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