"Mama" by my daughter age 3

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Georgia O' Keeffe Pastel Flowers

Have students draw out flower first. I always tell them to have the petal touching all four sides of the paper. Outline with glue (any glue will work, I just use the school glue). Use pastels to blend in. I have them start with one color, the main color of their flower. Then choose another color for the tips of your petals. It's a messy technique, but the students do a great job of blending and end up with beautiful flowers.

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