I am not Irish by a long shot, but on St. Patrick’s Day everyone is, right?
Last year I think we made a shamrock, and I think I even made the wrong amount of leaves or petals on mine But, I was corrected by a reader and hopefully it’s all good now. But all of that aside; we need to work on something else this week to celebrate!
My favorite part of this particular holiday is: I know that spring is right around the corner when it shows up.
So, green & spring-like are two of the components we’ll use in today’s Draw Page.
So, how about this? I’ll show you how I would draw a very simple shamrock, and we’ll talk about mixing blue & yellow together to make green.
If you need more about basic color theory behind color see these posts here on our blog.
But, I noticed that it isn’t so easy to figure out how to mix colors together easily with colored pencils, markers or crayons as it is with paint. Or clays. Or some other things.
I think that is why kids like to grow-out of crayons…because they feel that the crayons are limiting.
I use colored pencils a lot more than crayons…but they’re the same consistency…just thinner and in a wooden holder (if you will).
So, here are some suggestions to maybe making coloring a little more fun. A Step by step drawing, coloring a shamrock. Very simple. Adding layer on top of layer makes for a more visually pleasing image. Even something as simple as a shamrock…
You can read more about this St Patrick’s Day bag with the IRISH BLESSING on it here.