Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Watermelon Paintings

I wrapped up my last two summer painting workshops this week with watermelon still life paintings in acrylic. I encouraged students to focus on the beautiful colors in our subject to inspire them in their paintings. Here's some highlights. 

This group wanted to take a bite out of their watermelon before they painted it! Gotta love the creativity of a child! This was a younger group so we simplified and went for the whimsical look.

I always teach them to plan and practice before they start their paintings.



Art at Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School said...

Beautiful compositions from your students.
I love the strong colors.

Calling All Sleepyheads said...

Thanks, I thought they did a great job too! The colors make me smile!

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