Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Shabby Chic Valentine

2nd grade is working on these beautiful Shabby Chic Valentines.  I love the texture and colors in them.  We are also practicing some shading with paint and learning about high lights, form, texture and how to make things look round and three-dimensional.  I have a final step planned for these... but I like the way they look right now so I'm thinking I may skip that step! :)


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    1. Hi Mary-Ann! Thanks for your comment! We used colored tissue for the top layer, glued to a piece of plain white 80 lb drawing paper. We painted the heart and the back ground with tempera, including high lighting a little in the heart with white. Last we used black crayon to do the stitching and distressing on the tissue. Good luck!