Tag Archives: Watercolor

Creating Abstract Watercolors in the Snow

Since living in Central Oregon I have gotten to experience snow. We don’t get much snow where I am from so any accumulation brings out the kid in me. I have had a lot of fun this winter playing in … Continue reading

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Another Abstract Painting

At the end of the school year I wanted to do something that was worthwhile and also fun. I decided that I wanted to give my students the chance to just play with putting watercolor on paper. I gave each … Continue reading

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Creating Using Pointillism

Georges Pierre Seurat’s work has been a source of inspiration for my Art I classes. I created a power point showing his work and gave a general definition of pointillism. The students were then given an assignment to create a … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Using Creativity Prompts

Purple Orchid Last week I wrote an article about using creativity prompts. If you missed the article you can click here to read it. Yesterday I decided to use the prompts I had written about. The prompts I mentioned were: orchid color – … Continue reading

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An Abstract Underpainting

Have you ever messed up a painting putting in a background? I have. I have ruined many paintings putting the background in last after spending hours or days working on the main subject. What do I mean when I say … Continue reading

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