Autumn Pumpkin Art Project Tutorial

Learn How to Create this Autumn Pumpkin Art Project in your Classroom for Art Teaching Success! Plan quickly and teach confidently. Click to see this art tutorial! Art Teacher | Art Teacher Resource | Art Projects for Kids | Elementary Art Project | Middle School Art Project | Primary Art Project | Art Teacher Tips | Art Teaching Ideas | Art Education | Ms Artastic | Ms Artastic Resources

This autumn pumpkin art project is a perfect project to teach your students to blend oil pastel and how to layer mediums. This art project uses both oil pastels and watercolor paints. Perfect to teach to your students or print this page and leave it for a sub.

First use a red oil pastel to draw the curves of your pumpkin, as seen below.

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Next, add highlights with yellow oil pastel in the curved sections of your pumpkin.

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Color over your entire pumpkin, both over the yellow and red pastel as well, with an orange oil pastel.

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Draw a brown stem with brown oil pastel.

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Draw a thick black outline around your pumpkin’s contour with a black oil pastel. Draw in the curves on the pumpkin (over the red) with your black as well.

Learn How to Create this Autumn Pumpkin Art Project in your Classroom for Art Teaching Success! Plan quickly and teach confidently. Click to see this art tutorial! Art Teacher | Art Teacher Resource | Art Projects for Kids | Elementary Art Project | Middle School Art Project | Primary Art Project | Art Teacher Tips | Art Teaching Ideas | Art Education | Ms Artastic | Ms Artastic Resources

In the background, draw swirling lines breaking off the stem. Draw dashed lines around the background to add texture to the white space.

Learn How to Create this Autumn Pumpkin Art Project in your Classroom for Art Teaching Success! Plan quickly and teach confidently. Click to see this art tutorial! Art Teacher | Art Teacher Resource | Art Projects for Kids | Elementary Art Project | Middle School Art Project | Primary Art Project | Art Teacher Tips | Art Teaching Ideas | Art Education | Ms Artastic | Ms Artastic Resources

Paint over your background with blue watercolor paint or paint cakes. Let your art piece dry and it is done!

Learn How to Create this Autumn Pumpkin Art Project in your Classroom for Art Teaching Success! Plan quickly and teach confidently. Click to see this art tutorial! Art Teacher | Art Teacher Resource | Art Projects for Kids | Elementary Art Project | Middle School Art Project | Primary Art Project | Art Teacher Tips | Art Teaching Ideas | Art Education | Ms Artastic | Ms Artastic Resources

If you like this art tutorial, save it to your Pinterest boards!

Learn How to Create this Autumn Pumpkin Art Project in your Classroom for Art Teaching Success! Plan quickly and teach confidently. Click to see this art tutorial! Art Teacher | Art Teacher Resource | Art Projects for Kids | Elementary Art Project | Middle School Art Project | Primary Art Project | Art Teacher Tips | Art Teaching Ideas | Art Education | Ms Artastic | Ms Artastic Resources
Ms Artastic

I am currently a 4th and 5th grade teacher in BC who LOVES creating ceramic sculptures as an artist and art lessons for TpT.

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