Explain that a 'tone' is a colour mixed with grey.
Explore some artworks that use tones.
Demonstrate making a sketch in yellow chalk of a person without looking at the
paper. Be sure to use large sweeping arm movements to fill up the page. NB I use
yellow chalk because it easy to paint the construction lines.
Have the children sketch a friend without looking at their paper. Really encourage
them not to look as it is heaps of fun to see the finished portrait :)
Alter a few lines to make the sketch as 'unrealistic' as possible.
Paint the sketch with tones only ie colours / colors mixed with grey / gray.
Once dry outline in black paint with a thin brush.
Hang and evaluate.