Deluxe Mona Lisa Template

Here’s a fun Mona Lisa art project, starting with her very famous face and then filling in your own background with lines, just for contrast. This photoshopped face of Mona Lisa was originally posted quite a while ago, but only with the one main page to draw on. When I taught this project, I realized students needed more references to … Read More

Mona Lisa on Coffee Filters

Start this Mona Lisa art project for kids with liquid watercolor paints and permanent markers, and then paint on coffee filters. It’s possible to make really brilliantly colored paintings without expensive watercolor paper. Large, industrial coffee filters will give you a colorful look for a fraction of the price. Mona Lisa PDF template, for tracing Mona Lisa PDF template, for … Read More

Leonardo Line Art Template

When you leave a graphic design job to start teaching art, you just might find yourself making your own project materials. And if you get a break in your busy schedule (hello summer!) you might realize that some of those products could really be improved, with just a few changes. Here’s my first example. This photoshopped face of Ginevra de Benci … Read More

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