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Abstract Grid Tree

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.

easy abstract art for kids

easy abstract art for kids

Thanks to the amazing art of Loretta Grayson, who inspired this project. You can see more of her art here: rettgrayson. 

This makes a great fall art fundraiser project, which is easy to try out with the instructions and template posted below.

If you like all the pretty colors in my sample, they come from a 152 box of Crayola crayons. Having five or six different hues of each color to work with is worth the few extra bucks.

MATERIALS

• Circle Tree Instruction and Template
• White card stock paper
• Printer
Black Sharpie marker, fine tip*
Crayola crayons, 152 set*

*The above product links are referrals. If you click through and take action, I’ll be compensated a small amount, at no extra expense to you.

DIRECTIONS
1. Open Circle Tree PDF and print on cardstock paper.
2. Draw a tree in pencil, filling up the circle shape as shown.
3. Trace the tree with the black marker and fill in.
4. Use warm colored crayons to fill the inside of the circle.
5. Use green crayons across the bottom for grass.
6. Fill in the sky with cool blues.

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