Realistic Watercolor with 4th Grade

After talking about composition, students took photographs from a classroom still life of various plants.  Then, after working hard to get a rough drawing of the general shapes, students embarked on showing realistic color with watercolor paint.

Using layering, appropriate brush size, patience and a keen eye, students worked to capture color variations in their flowers.  Here are a few examples:




2 responses to “Realistic Watercolor with 4th Grade

  1. Actually, fourth graders, but still VERY well done!

  2. Kaitlyn Thomas

    Wow! These are done by 3rd graders!?! That is amazing, some of them are so great that I would buy them….Great Job 3rd graders!!!!

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