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Orca Family

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Grades: 4 – 6+

Medium: Tempera Paint

Get inspired as you create an orca whale family in the style of Robert Wyland! Artists will create a cool gradient of blues as they paint this ocean scene.

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Art Techniques:

plotting, organic shapes, gradient, gradation, scumbling, highlights

Art Standards:

4th Grade: 1.5, 2.5, 2.7, 3.1, 4.1

5th Grade: 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.6

6th Grade: 1.1, 2.1, 2.3, 2.5

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