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How to create a large mural

Need bold beautiful paintings for your classroom or Art Show? Why not have students created large murals inspired by a culture or famous artist. These were inspired by the artist Frida Kahlo.

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Follow these simple directions for beautiful projects
1. Students draw out sketch
2. Students use large paint brushes and tempera paint, then fill in the entire display paper

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3. Students outline, shade and add details with oil pastels.

After

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Parents and students alike love this concept and the end results!

 

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    natty241
    November 11, 2009 at 5:49 pm

    I love your website! These murals are beautiful! I'm an art teacher of 7 years in Houston and just started a blog, please feel free to check it out! http://www.elementaryartfun.blogspot.com

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    Tisha Smith
    January 27, 2010 at 12:37 am

    Thanks for sharing this lesson, it inspired me to do this lesson. http://artwithmrssmith.blogspot.com/search/label/Frida%20Kahlo
    Thanks again!

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