1. Explore artworks that make use of dark moody colours.
Discussion - Shades
are 'colours mixed with black'. They are often used to to create gloomy or sad
moods. It is important to have a knowledge of these colours for when you wish
to create such a mood. Most kids know to mix white with colours to create tints
but black is not a tool they think to use. Shades can also be used in shadows
Draw a cartoon cityscape in yellow chalk. Make some of the lines 'wavey' for a
different effect. Be sure to raise the baseline from the bottom of the page.
Colour the outlines using only colours mixed with black (tones).
Once dry outline shapes in black with a thin brush and display.