WATERCOLOR FLOWER GARDEN
Who doesn’t love an easy project?
This one Watercolor Flower Garden is as easy as you can get. All you need is a small sheet of watercolor paper, black waterproof marker, a white crayon and a few colors of liquid watercolor paint.
Children draw a series of flowers to make a garden. The flowers don’t have to be complex…just a few simple circles with petals is all you need. You can download a drawing guide that will generate ideas quickly or you can have each child create their garden from their imaginations.
After drawing with a black marker, outline each flower and the leaves with a white oil pastel or white crayon. This helps define the flower shapes even more.
If a child wishes to have an area of the art stay white, encourage him to color the area our shape with the white crayon.
Now for the fun part….dab, brush and dribble liquid watercolor paints over the entire drawing. No need to stay within the lines!
Here’s a video to show the process…
For more nature art lesson ideas for your classroom of students or children at home, click HERE.
Need a drawing prompt? Here’s a drawing handout to download. Click on the YELLOW tab below to receive the Watercolor Flower Garden Drawing Guide. Just type in your name and email, and we’ll send it straight to you!
Will be trying this with my little ones this year
I can’t access the video…
I love using your easy lessons for fundraisers. The students feel successful. The parents love to buy and display them in their homes. I love teaching them because they don’t eat up a lot of time, but still cover standards.
The PDF file does not download when I click on it.
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Hi Patty. Do we need to add our email every time we want to download a PDF? I’ve already sent it and received a different PDF earlier. Thank you!
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could you give a group rate for Art teachers by district???? Deer Valley School Dist Phx az
Do you mean for enrollment to The Sparklers Club? You can contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly and she’ll offer you a discount based on how many teachers you have.
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Hello, I can not access any videos. Wondering what I need to do to find the archives also.
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Sounds great and loads of fun
Love your site.
will be using this in a free library program
Could you post the video on youtube? We can’t access Facebook from our school computers.
Have you checked our YouTube channel? The video you are asking about is already there:) https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepSpaceSparkle
I will be using this for Open House in 3 weeks. Love it!
Love it ……use so many of your pubs and downloads. Thank You
Hi, I put in my email to receive the water garden flower freebie and the St. Patrick’s Day four leaf clover freebie. Neither of them were sent to my email…
Is there a way that I can access these?
Thanks Melissa! Ashley has fixed the PDF but will email you the right file 🙂
I love watercolors! Will be using this when school starts.
Great lessons for summer camp. Thank you.
I want to download a PDF
I’m going to try this with my students. Need a quick one hour lesson
Thanks this looks like a lovely art session to continue our work with water colours
I to get my students to try new flower designs and use their imaginations for drawing ect…
great art lesson.
I’m unable to print this delightful lesson. 🙁
Your directions are so clear! I hope every new art teacher can see how beautiful things can come from simplicity. Now retired, I think I would’ve stressed way less had I know about Deep Space Sparkle!
What paper do you use for your watercolour projects?
We are having an art party tomorrow, and this will be our first project!
Just beautiful! Love your lessons!