I love doing mixed media projects in my children's art classes! They give students a chance to learn about multiple materials at a time, and what each one does best. We will be creating a sea turtle project, shown here, this week. The turtle himself is made with markers and colored pencils, which allow for layering and details. After being drawn, the creature is cut out and glued to a page of watercolor paper covered with multi-colored washes. The watercolor gives practice in a flowing, soft way of working. I can't wait to do this with my students, and post what they come up with ... stay tuned!