Monday, November 11, 2013


My 5th graders are working on organic shapes. They actually get the choice of one of two designs.  The poppy picture or water lilies, which I will be sharing soon.  The back ground is painted paper, where we use a scraping method with pressed cardboard.  The poppies themselves are also painted paper.  The flowers are detailed with a large black sharpie and yellow art sticks.  After the stems and leaves are drawn, they use green 3-D paint to detail.  This project took one class to paint paper, and another class to finish the poppy art.


  1. These are so lovely- I love the texture created by the cardboard-scraped paint. So effective. Thnx for sharing!

  2. Thanks so much! Thanks for dropping by my site! :)