Ignore typos. Here is the promised Tree tutorial Hope it helps! It was lots of fun to do haha xD This is how I do trees, you can also sketch the form before coloring it like Ive done. but its easy ...
Have students use a fork to paint. Use the printout but don't instruct to paint a rooster. Just let them be prompted by what you give them.
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The starting comparison is wrong. Cartooning is an exaggeration or simplification of reality. I feel posts like this are great for self reference and improvement, but in a year you'll look back and see how naive you were.
EDIT June 2012: WOW. I'm amazed at how helpful people have found this... EDIT April 13 2013: Aaaah thank you so much for the DD, i am in shock ;A; Many thanks to *spring-sky for suggesting and ^Ela...
paint paint paint :)
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