Second Grade Expressive, Textured Monsters

Second grade artists read a book that showed an angry monster. Then they practiced drawing different facial expressions by changing parts of the face like the eyebrows, mouth, and eyes.

two student examples of artwork that show monsters; one looks evil and one looks happy

They chose one expression and drew their monster showing that expression.

photo of students' hands drawing monsters

Then we talked about the difference between real texture and implied texture. Every artist chose an implied texture to show on their monster and then painted.

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