Paint a Winter Tree
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If you paint a winter tree, you have the chance to study and draw them without any worries about leaves. … Read More

Cardboard Treehouse
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I’ve been experimenting with more dimensional afterschool classes this school year, and am happy to report that my kids seem … Read More

Scotch Tape Fall Trees
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All the supplies for these fall art trading cards actually came from my local Staples store. MATERIALS Card stock paper, … Read More

Fall Tree Silhouette
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One of the drawing tendencies I would love to break students from is making trees with blunt ended branches. I … Read More

Moon and Tree Silhouette
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I tried this project three different ways today, and the third time ended up the charm. First was with a … Read More

Kandinsky Tree Collage
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If you combine the idea of rings of color with a tree, you get a Kandinsky tree collage. Try to … Read More

Blowing Leaves Fall Tree
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Perspective is learning that the further away objects are, the smaller they appear. This painting idea comes from one of … Read More

Wet-on-Wet Watercolor Trees
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My goal for my watercolor students is to have them learn how to bleed colors together when they want, and … Read More

How to Paint Fall Tree Tutorial
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Students can easily give their drawing perspective by making their blowing leaves in a variety of sizes. Add some dark … Read More

Contour Tree Drawing
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I’m stilling enjoying the artwork of Friedensrich Hundertwasser, who inspired this contour drawing of a tree trunk. 1. I used … Read More

Birds in a Tree Painting
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My watercolor project for today was inspired by a stock art drawing, simplified again and again until it felt doable … Read More

Geometric Winter Trees
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This Geometric Winter Trees project will help students focus on making lots of shades of green. I asked mine to … Read More

Winter Birch Trees
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This Winter Birch Tree project uses tape to block off the tree shapes, and watercolor paint and salt to make … Read More

Stained Glass Tree
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This can really look like a stained glass tree if you use bright colors in the negative space around the … Read More

Oil Pastel Tree
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I found this project on Artsonia.com. I love how it makes students think of trees as a series of branches, and not … Read More

Positive / Negative Scratch Tree
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This starts as a “negative” scratch art picture and is completed as a “positive” marker drawing. Students can become more … Read More

Kandinsky Fall Tree
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If you combine the idea of rings of color with a tree, you get a Kandinsky tree collage. Try to … Read More