MINIATURE TRIPTYCH – Colour, Shape, Horizon

Students work in groups of three to create a miniature landscape triptych using stamper markers and coloured pencils.

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MINIATURE TRIPTYCH – Colour, Shape, Horizon


  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Stamper Markers - 10 Count
  • Crayola Glue Sticks
  • Crayola Construction Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Crayola Coloured Pencils


Step 1
  1. Work with your partners to plan your landscapes.
  2. Make sure the horizon lines will line up from one picture to the next.
  3. Decide what details you will add to your part of the scene.
  4. Each person in your group choose one different object as the main focus for your picture, for example, a cloud; a tree; a house.
  5. Use Crayola stamper markers to add colour and detail to your landscape.
  6. Use different Crayola stamper markers to create different objects, such as the blue paw prints for clouds.
Step 2
  1. Check with your partners to see how your horizon lines and colours are lining up.
Step 3
  1. Use coloured pencils to make your objects stand out.
Step 4
  1. Once you have each finished your piece of the triptych, place the drawings in the correct order to make a complete landscape with a flowing horizon line.
  2. When you are sure your group is finished, glue your triptych onto a piece of contrasting construction paper about 11.4 cm x 30.5 cm (4.5" x 12").
  3. Remember to glue the three sections in the correct order.
  4. Stand back and view your triptych with fresh eyes.
  5. Work together to create a short story using the triptych to inspire a beginning, middle and end of your tale.
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