LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSVALUEWATERCOLOR TREESLesson Objectives: Students will paint a realistic tree and its background using watercolors to see the different that can be made.Time Required: 1 hourArtist: John Constable, A View On The Stour Near DenhamMaterials:Watercolor paperWatercolor paintsPaintbrushesDixie cups for waterPaper towelsPresentation: Discuss what value is. Talk about how … [Read more...]


LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSVALUE DINOSAUR SILHOUETTESLesson Objectives:  Students will learn about value by painting a watercolor sky from dark (low value) to light (high value). Students will learn proper watercolor technique.Time Required:      1 hourArtist: Claude Monet, Sunset in Venice (available online) Materials:Watercolor paper (taped to a piece of cardboardwith blue painter’s … [Read more...]


LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSVALUEVALUE LANDSCAPELesson Objectives: Students will learn about value and Cezanne’s style of painting (with short and wide strokes).Time Required: 1 hour (if students don’t finish, they may do the final step at the next session: should take only a few minutes)Artist: Cezanne, Small Forest (available online) Presentation: Discuss what value is. Discuss how to make … [Read more...]