Explore artworks that make use of dark moody colours.
Discussion - Shades
are 'colours mixed with black'. They are often used to to create
gloomy or sad moods. It is important to have a knowledge of these
colours for when you wish to create such a mood. Most kids know
to mix white with colours to create tints but black is not a tool
they think to use. Shades can also be used in shadows and shading.
Draw a cartoon cityscape in yellow chalk. Make some of the lines
'wavey' for a different effect. Be sure to raise the baseline
from the bottom of the page.
Colour the outlines using only colours mixed with black (tones).
Once dry outline shapes in black with a thin brush and display.