The melted crayon and the homemade puffy paint gave the paintings both layers and texture and the shadows needed for the imagined aerial views. The third layer of tempera paint in white, brown, and black should give the paintings the highlights of the landscape. After this, we will take our departure from the desert landscapes of Jananne Al-Ani to shape landscapes that the children imagine. I think paint chip samples will be in our future.
These details of the some of paintings show little moments of wax resist. Each painting is different, but one thing was consistent. The children are enjoying it and most of the black painting finally came off our hands.