Look up at the sun

Grade 2 children looked up at the sun through a cluster of trees. A bright sky, slowly getting darker with silhouettes of tree branches was what they saw. A great opportunity to learn how to mix tints and shades. They started with a bright sun anywhere on their paper, and kept adding a little of their selected colour each time. (I don’t know why all of them selected green!) Next, they painted their tree silhouettes with black paint, keeping in mind that branches became thinner as it


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