A Treasure of Tulips

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This project took some “stick-to-it-ness”, but what a showy reward! Using an image from http://etc.usf.edu//clipart, we drew our tulip using a sight size approach. We then used transfer paper to transfer our drawings to gridded paper (10 by 10 to the inch cross section). We used a myriad of colored pencils to fill in the tiny grids, alternating shades to make a checkerboard of flowers. We gave our drawings a soft, wavy edge by tearing them against the edge of a ruler instead of cutting them with scissors. The finished drawing was mounted on bright paper. Dazzling!

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