Learn how to draw the tree of life by breaking it down into steps. Large curly branches first, then smaller ones, and finally all the fun decorative shapes. Gustav Klimt, an Austrian artist, created his “Tree of Life” painting in … Read More
Learn how to draw a Tree Snake that looks like he’s wrapping around a branch. It’s easy if you draw him one step at a time. To draw a snake that appears to wrap around something, like a branch, you … Read More
Learn how to draw a tree with this easy step by step tutorial. If you make branches that split off in many directions and gradually thin out, your tree is bound to look pretty life like. Sketching trees in real … Read More
Couldn’t you just get lost in this incredible holiday wreath, made by my friend Regina in Hickory Valley, Tennessee? Regina is the owner of Whitney Hill Estates, and the host of my art retreat every summer. She just has more … Read More
Once you learn how to draw a Christmas tree, why not put it in a really fun place, like a snowy mountain? Who says it always has to be inside a house? If Christmas is a magical time of the … Read More
This birch tree art project uses tape to block off the tree shapes, and watercolor paint and salt to make the textured midnight sky. MATERIALS Watercolor paper* Painter’s tape* Scissors Liquid watercolor paint* Salt Acrylic paint, white *The above product … Read More
Learn how to draw a scary tree, by starting with your hand. This reminds me of those creepy trees that come to life in the Wizard of Oz. This drawing could be pushed into a scary Halloween look, or a … Read More
This spooky trees art project makes the best of both chalk pastels and tempera paint. Crisp black shadows on a fuzzy, foggy sky is a winning combination. And in this case, very easy to do. A successful project happens when … Read More
This tree collage art project is a great way to teach young artists about cutting and overlapping shapes. The branches are simplified to keep things easy. ABOUT THIS PROJECT This pretty tree collage is obviously just cutting ovals and drawing … Read More
Combine the idea of rings or color and a tree and you get a fun Kandinsky for kids project. Great for warm and cool color studies too. If possible, try to get your hands on the most colorful paper possible, … Read More
This easy abstract art for kids project turns a fall tree into a very precise and geometric drawing. The secret is to start with a template. Thanks to the amazing art of Loretta Grayson, who inspired this project. You can … Read More
The best art projects for blending colors involve oil pastels, if you ask me. The thickness of the media actually lets you mix them on the paper. When you have learned to color really well with oil pastels, as in … Read More
This easy fall tree drawing project makes students use the entire page as it only works when the branches touch the edge of the paper. The combo of black Sharpie trees and soft oil pastels look great when first applied, … Read More
Make a mural to commemorate the artist Gustav Klimt, famous for his ornate Tree of Life painting.
Just print, color and tape together for a quick and easy classroom mural that finishes in no time.
Especially if everyone works together.
This easy watercolor painting idea makes the most of what paints and Sharpie markers do best. Markers stay black while paint runs and mixes together. My only tip is, be sure to have good black markers when you start this … Read More
Andy Warhol is probably most famous for his portrait work, but he once created a very modern Christmas tree too.
Follow the enclosed instructions to learn how to color and tape together to make your giant replica of his painting.
Learn how to draw a grizzly bear with an easy front view of their face and legs. Then make those lines wiggly for an easy furry looking animal. This looks like a simple drawing project, but those are often turn … Read More