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O'Keeffe-Inspired Leaf Project

Time: 1-2 Class Periods
Difficulty: Easy
Cleanup: Soap & Water

Materials:
Roylco Perfect Leaf Stencils
Sponge
Oil Pastels
Paint Palette/Tray
White Paper
Acrylic Paint
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Use acrylics & oil pastels to create a leaf project inspired by the artist Georgia O'Keeffe. This project also has an instructional video available!


Steps

  • Step 1
    Choose a leaf stencil and place it on a piece of white paper. Our example uses Multi-Media Paper. Use acrylic paints to sponge a pattern on the stencil.


  • Step 2
    Use oil pastels to draw curvy lines in the background in the style of Georgia O’Keeffe.


  • Step 3
    Establish your composition and pattern.


  • Step 4
    Add highlights and details with lighter and darker colors of oil pastels.


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