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Cityscape with reflection

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Grades: K – 6+

Medium: Cake Watercolor, Chalk Pastel, Colored Pencil, Oil Pastel, Tempera Paint, Watercolor Pencil

Landscapes aren’t always about mountains, fields, and rolling hills. In this lesson, you’ll create a city landscape, or cityscape, towering over a body of water. The best part? Adding stars, windows, and reflections with a little bit of white paint!

Art Techniques:

hold & pull, blending, lift & tap, dabbing, reflection

Art Standards:

Kindergarten: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 2.6, 4.1, 5.1

1st Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.4, 2.6

2nd Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4

3rd Grade: 1.2, 1.5, 2.1

4th Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.7, 2.8

5th Grade: 1.2, 2.2, 2.6, 2.7

6th Grade: 1.1, 2.1, 2.3

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