draw along chameleon watercolor art project for all age groups

Draw Along Chameleon Art Project



This art project is part of the Art at Home series of Facebook Live video replays.

This colorful chameleon offers 2 different variations to do with your children, depending on their age group. One simple smaller chameleon focusing on line and shape for younger students and the other more advanced, larger chameleon for older students.

Inspired from the books, “A Color of His Own” by Leo Lionni and “Chameleon’s Are Cool” by Martin Jenkins, children will start by drawing their chameleons with a black oil pastel or crayon, then adding fun polka dots, patterns or stripes to decorate their little animal.

For the final step, choose to either paint with watercolors or color in with crayons or markers.

Follow along with Patty’s Facebook Live for a full demonstration of this project:

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– 9″ x 12″ white sulphite paper (simple chameleon)

– 12″ x 18″ sheet of white paper (advanced chameleon)

– Black oil pastel or crayon

– Pan watercolors

– Crayons & markers (optional)

– Medium brush and water containers

– Rubbing alcohol & table salt (optional)

Did you try out this lesson? I’d love to hear how the instructions worked for you!

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  • nazimadeen

    I AM NAZ

  • Karen McClain

    Such fun..I really enjoy your descriptions of where on the paper to begin…top, 3 fingers from edge of paper etc.

    • Patty

      Thank you Karen! Happy you could follow along 🙂

  • Becky

    Love these videos!

  • sharanya

    thanks so much patty for these wonderful lessons

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