Teach simple watercolor techniques with this Edward Hopper for kids art project. Students will enjoy making this lovely landscape in his style.
This simple tutorial resembles Edward Hopper’s Lighthouse Hill painting. The simple home and lighthouse are easy to draw, which also makes for easy painting. If you have students that are ready to add shadows to their work, this tutorial is a great place to start.
And as always, real watercolor paper will make the paint colors look their best.
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- Prep: Print tutorial for each student.
- Draw guide lines on paper.
- Follow the tutorial to lightly draw the landscape with a pencil. (No marker tracing this time.)
- Paint the lighthouse with watercolor paint. Work carefully and try to avoid using any more water than necessary to spread the color. The colors will look best if they do not run together.