Painting students are in the process of working with India Ink. This week they have been creating books filled with different practices and techniques. Some of the concepts we worked on are listed and shown below. Others, such as landscapes, swimming ducks, and combinations of practices, are not shown.
On Monday, they worked on creating value by watering the ink down as well as creating lines of varying thicknesses.
On Tuesday, they worked on different bamboo brush strokes and practiced making leaves as well as bamboo plants.
On Wednesday, students painted birds as well as plants or flowers.
Thursday, they painted designs that had positive and negative space.
To finish this activity, students will complete their final 2 pages any way they want. They will be assembling the pages and submitting this in the form of a book.