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Project #4: Imagination Painting
& Drawing Exercise #3

This project guides children through making several paintings of different sizes and learning to think with paint (without line drawing).  Uses tempera and watercolor.  Subject matter comes from a group of “Imagination Starters” (one-paragraph stories) and from the children themselves.

Drawing Exercise #3 guides children through making a drawing of the outside of the building where they live – a house, apartment building, house-boat, etc. – and setting it into its landscape surroundings. Uses pencil and some color.  Tackles drawing something much bigger than they are.