1. Take your students to a nearby park and ask them to paint what they see.
  2. Observation skills are put to the test here and also colour skills.


  • A flock of birds went overhead during our lesson and the painting below depicts these as brown dots in the sky.
  • The brown clouds were explained as: "Oops, I forgot I had brown paint on my brush. They are meant to be blue clouds."

water colour landscape painting example


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