If you have kids or are simply young at heart, here is a video that teaches you how to use a simple blind contour line drawing of an African animal and transform it into a vibrant watercolor painting using many transparent layers of paint.
This is also an engaging lesson plan and fun way for teachers to introduce color theory to students in elementary and middle school.
Step 1: Contour Line Drawing
|gazelle blind contour line drawing|
Step 2: Use Multiple Layers of Watercolor Paint
|gazelle watercolor painting|
An Example of a Finished Painting:
|giraffe watercolor painting|