Notre Dame Art Project

Notre Dame at Night



In light of the recent tragedy, we wanted to make the Notre Dame at Night lesson from the Sparkler’s Club available to everyone. We hope that this project will aid you in teaching your students about the Notre Dame Cathedral through art.

We are saddened by the loss of such a historical monument but are hopeful for the future and the restoration process.

Detailed instructions are in the  PDF below for you to download. 

Step 1: Create painted paper with the wet-on-wet watercolor technique.

Notre Dame Art Project

Step 2: Draw Notre Dame (drawing guide and instructions in handout)

Notre Dame Art Project

Step 3: Cut out your cathedral and paste it on a black piece of paper.

Notre Dame Art Project

Notre Dame Art Project


Click the button below to download this free handout. Type in your name and email and we’ll send it straight to you!

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  • Marlene

    Thank you.

  • Kathy McDaniel

    This is a great project to add to the Renaissance/Medieval bundle. Love it!

    • Shannon

      This lesson is in the 5/6 grade level in the Renaissance and Medieval Bundle!

  • Pat Dicker

    Absolutely beautiful! Thank you!

  • Kara Sabatella

    this is so kind , thoughtful, and generous of you Patti 🙂 …. it’s a beautiful and vibrant lesson. Students will love the connection of history and art history while making art.

  • Kathleen


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  • Lynnette Smith

    Thank you

  • ANNE

    Thanks so much from France! It’s a very beautiful tribute to Notre Dame. I’ll make it with my puppils.

  • Leslie

    Thanks so much, it’s beautiful!

  • Mo Moran

    Can’t wait! Thank you so much.

  • Pam

    Thank you

  • Nora

    Thank you!!!!!

  • Diana Rains

    I was just there 3 weeks ago and would love to do this with my students to help them understand how awesome it is.

  • Rae Curren

    Thank you!!

  • Laurie Zimmerman

    Patty, this warmed my heart! So very sweet of you to share this! I think it will be a great architecture drawing for the students. I was thinking to try marker print on foil or freezer paper for the color.

    • Patty

      Glad you can use it with your students!

  • Jodi


  • LaDonna

    Thank you so much!