Back to Projects

Robert Wyland inspired Orca Whale

This is a preview

This content is available to subscribers only. Sign up to get access to the video and resources!


Grades: 2 – 3

Medium: Tempera Paint

Create your own majestic orca whale swimming in a swirling ocean with this cool lesson. Learn some environmental facts, awesome painting techniques, and fun facts about artist Robert Wyland in this guided art lesson. 

Art Techniques:

scumbling, gradient (or gradation), highlight

Art Standards:

2nd Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4

3rd Grade: 1.2, 1.5, 2.1

Other Recommended Videos:

Enjoyed this painting? Try our “Starry Night and the Astronauts” lesson by Expressionist artist Alma Thomas!

Love oceans? Subscribe today and watch our beach landscape lesson!

If you love sunsets, you’ll enjoy our tropical island landscape.