Monday, January 11, 2010

Van Gogh Starry Night Crayon Resist

Van Gogh loved bright, contrasting colors.  His favorite color was yellow.  

Materials needed:
- Example of the "Starry Night" painting
- Yellow, white and silver crayons
- Black crayon for the cyprus tree
- Watercolor paint (blues and greens)
- Watercolor paper
- Brushes

1.  Color with crayon the stars, moon and swirls with the yellow, white and silver crayons.  PRESS HARD!
2.  Color the cyprus tree it the foreground with black.  Kids may also want to draw in the village.
3.  Paint a wash of watercolor over the entire picture.

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