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Dino Sunset

Today we'll use a few simple materials to make a sunset and trace a dinosaur in that sunset! In this project we'll play with texture and shadow.



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-White paper

-Paper strips various colors of the sunset (yellow, orange, red, coral, etc.)

-Glue stick 

-Drawing utensil 

We used our favorite Thick + Thin markers from iHeartArt Supplies by @brightstripesco

-Flashlight or sun outside to create a shadow




Step 1: Cut and collect your strips of construction paper.

Step 2: Tear one side of your strips off to create a more rough and cloudy texture.

Step 3: Glue your strips down slightly overlapping and covering up the clean cut side of each strip.

Step 4: Place your figurine anywhere on your page.

Step 5: Shine a light or direct sunlight onto one side of your figurine to create a shadow on the other side.

Step 6: Color in the shadowed area.


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