Arctic Wild - Grades 5-6

Arctic Wild - Grades 5-6

In this tutorial you will sketch and paint an arctic wildlife vignette. Freezing temperatures are above ground and undersea. A polar bear roams along the edge of the ice while the beluga whale surfaces for air.

Learn about perspective above and below the sea’s surface, about shadows, highlights, tints and values and paint different shades of white to capture the snowy terrain. Sketch your animals using shapes to achieve the right proportions and then later add texture.

Materials used:
11x14 multimedia paper, pencil, eraser, extra fine point black permanent sharpie, watercolors, white acrylic paint, paintbrushes (small, medium, large), water, white paint pen (optional).

Arctic Wild - Grades 5-6

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  • Arctic Wild - Grades 5-6

    In this tutorial you will sketch and paint an arctic wildlife vignette. Freezing temperatures are above ground and undersea. A polar bear roams along the edge of the ice while the beluga whale surfaces for air.

    Learn about perspective above and below the sea’s surface, about shadows, highlights,...