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Monday, September 1, 2014

Doodle Desert

Mrs. Meledki's 3rd grade Tuesday Art
(Above) Arooba, Devyn & Evy

Mrs. Hall's 3rd grade Friday class 
(Above; Armondo, Ava & Connor)


Mr. Cramer's 4th grade Friday ArtClass
(Above: Arnez, Lisa M., Preston, 
Kirsten & Ali)

Madison & Sabrina (above),
4th grade McMillian's class

Mrs. May's 3rd grade Wednesday art
Above; Adrianne, Adriana R.

Supplies; thick paper,
thick Sharpie, washable markers
Knowledge; concentric circles, contour lines, line variety, color blending, watercolor control.
Draw hills, sun, and cactus. Outline with permanent market. 
Use concentric circles around sun & contour lines in cactus and hills. Outline with permanent marker. 
Fill in lines with doodles of line patterns and designs using a permanent marker. 

Use the washable markets to make bold thick outlines around each space in design. Use a wAter filled brush to bring the marker lines inward to fill in towards center. 
Tuesday class 4th grade...

Step by Step Guide

Below is a slight different version of cactus doodle.


  1. I love your site. It's simple and clear. Thanks.

    1. Aw, thank you. When my artsy fartsy spaghetti brain is all jumbled up, it helps me to iron out my plans to basic simple steps ;) thanks for reading.

  2. Your lesson was the inspiration for desert art in my class last week:
    http://scottishprimarycolourists.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/doodle-deserts.html (unfortunately I didn't get around to taking many pictures)
    Thanks for the great idea and detailed post!