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Torn Paper Sunset Silhouette

Young artists learn about all the animals that live in a particular tree and use tearing and painting skills to make their own animal silhouette landscape.

Story: There Was a Tree, written and illustrated by Rachel Isadora

Project: Use tearing and painting skills to create an animal silhouette landscape

Featured Artwork: Robert Slack (American, 1930-2009), Sunset, Santa Bella Island, Florida, 1966, vintage gelatin silver print. Gift of the artist, 2003.6.100

Supplies Needed

  1. Black acrylic paint
  2. Paintbrush
  3. Three: half-sheet scraps of construction paper, warm or cool colors
  4. Pencil 
  5. 9 x 12” construction paper for background 
  6. Glue stick 
  7. Animal for silhouette

Optional Supplies 

  1. Sharpie marker
  2. Rocks or other shapes for landscape

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