Your art can be in many different media (forms): drawing, painting, paper collage, or sculptures. For example, our models show clay sculptures of animal faces, collages of birds, drawings of flowers, and paintings of snakes.
You can do a single work of art, or a series of animals or plants.
It is best to work from real life (looking at a tree) or from a photograph. For animals, photographs are usually easier because they don’t move and they are already flat.
For drawings and paintings, it is often best to start by sketching lightly in pencil, so that you can erase and change your work. Start with the main shapes and the position of the main parts and features before you worry about the details.
Working on Projects at Home is different than working in school. We do not give you lessons or directions. We give you models of each project to look at carefully, and then you decide how to adopt the project for your interests, skills, materials, time, and any new ideas you have. Your project does not have to look like the models—it can be inspired by the models. If you are proud of what you created, we encourage you to share it online with the hashtag: #ProjectsAtHome.