Provence lavender

Adults 

Teenagers 

60 min

What you need:

Oil pastel crayons

Landscapes have been the subject of myriad masterpieces by great artists for centuries. Now you can bring scenic landscapes to life in vibrant color with this delightful trace-and-color guide. Simply transfer the templates your drawing paper. Then use the color references and tips to create your own artworks!

Step 1

Gather the necessary materials and colours  to begin your art project.  Here is the choice of colours we suggest: cobalt blue, helioblue, light phthalo blue, light green, emerald green, phthalo green, green olive, earth green, raw umber, terracotta, purple violet, crimson, grey, black, white.

Step 2 & 3

Transfer the lines of the template to your paper or canvas. Trace the lines with a soft graphite pencil. 

And now add color! For inspiration, you’ll find a suggested color palette and a finished color final for this  template. However, this is your artwork, hence you can use any colours you choose!

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Laundry line
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Sky line at night
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Excerpt from “Trace & Color in any Medium: Landscapes,” published by Walter Foster Publishing, a division of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. All rights reserved. Walter Foster is a registered trademark. Artwork © Eileen Sorg. Visit www.quartoknows.com