Día de los Muertos Pet - Grades 3-4

Día de los Muertos Pet - Grades 3-4

In this lesson, you will make a painting of a pet, for Día de los Muertos, the Mexican tradition of the Day of the Dead. In Mexico, those who passed away, including pets, are remembered on Día de los Muertos. This video shows how to paint a cat with a painted face and folklore details in his body. You can adjust your drawing to make another animal such as a dog. Learn about proportion, shapes and watercolor techniques.

Materials used:
9 x 11 watercolor paper, black sharpie, pencil, eraser, assorted colored sharpies, pan watercolors, water, paintbrush.

Día de los Muertos Pet - Grades 3-4

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  • Día de los Muertos Pet - Grades 3-4

    In this lesson, you will make a painting of a pet for Día de los Muertos, the Mexican tradition of the Day of the Dead. In Mexico, those who passed away, including pets, are remembered on Día de los Muertos. This video shows how to paint a cat with a painted face and folklore details in his body....