Pamela W. Lackey wrote: > > I used to do a lesson using Georgia O'Keeffe flower paintings. They > drew from a plastic flower first. Then blow up close and draw. Paint > with Tempera using complementary colors. Show how to mix complements to > darken and dull colors. Use complements in shadows and background. > Also start with the darkest color and use this color to outline entire > flower. Paint up to the outline but don't cover. Very effective and > easy to succeed technique for that age group.
Daer Pam, Thanks for your suggestion of Georgia O'Keefe. I like to do
the enlarged flowers with sketcho's. They are oil crayons and blend
easily. Unfortunately, its difficult to find refills for black and
white's. Sukara stopped carrying them. NAncy