SIMPLE WATERCOLOUR PEOPLE – Shape, Gesture

Students use watercolour paints to turn simple shapes into figures.

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SIMPLE WATERCOLOUR PEOPLE – Shape, Gesture

Supplies:

  • Crayola Marker & Watercolour Pad - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Crayola Washable Watercolour Paints, 8 Count
  • Crayola Round Paint Brushes
  • Water Containers
  • Paper Towels
 

Steps:

1
Step 1

TORSO:

  1. Moisten the watercolour paints by dropping a brush load of water on the colours you want to use.
  2. Pick up a drop of colour and paint it onto the paper in a small blob.
2
Step 2

LEGS:

  1. Paint the legs a little longer than usual.
3
Step 3

HEAD and ARMS:

  1. Paint the head a little smaller than usual.
  2. Paint the arms long enough to go about half way down the legs.
4
Step 4
  1. Practice making figures in different poses.
  2. Fill the page.
5
Step 5
  1. Add a few simple brush strokes to suggest hair and feet.
  • Subjects:

    • Grades:

      • Grade 3,

      • Grade 4,

      • Grade 5,

      • Grade 6,

      • Grade 7,

      • Grade 8,

      • Grade 9,

      • Grade 10


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