This geometric approach to making a rooster worked well for a collage, so I recycled the idea for a painting.

The half circle, square and triangles make it easy for young artists, like kinder and first grade.

• View and download Rooster Tutorial

• Multimedia or watercolor paper
• Half circle and square templates for young students (optional)
• Permanent Sharpie marker
• Crayons
• Liquid watercolor 

1. Draw the rooster as shown with a pencil.
2. After step 7, trace all the lines with a black permanent marker.
3. As shown in step 8, add detail lines with crayons.
4. Paint with liquid watercolor paints.

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