ART TO GO Activity 10


Suggested Supplies

  • Watercolor set 
  • Brush
  • Plastic bowl for water
  • 18” by 24 watercolor paper ( any size heavy paper will work)
  • Painter’s tape or Masking tape
  • Markers
  • Pencil


Tape the watercolor paper down onto your work table with painter’s tape.

Download the Llama image and cut it out with scissors.

Place the Llama template where you want it to be in your composition and outline it with your pencil. 

Lightly sketch with pencil a hill for your Llama to stand on.

Outline your Llama with a black marker and color in details with other markers. 

Use the watercolor paint to fill in the background with colors you love.

Let dry and carefully peel off the tape.


Check out these artists who have used animals in their work:

  • Marc Chagall , “I and the Village” 1911
  • Henri Rousseau, “The Equatorial  Jungle” 1909
  • Albrecht Durer, “The Rhinoceros “1515
  • Carel Fabritius,  "The Goldfinch” 1654
  • Frida Kahlo, “Self Portrait with Monkey and Parrot” 1942
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Friday, May 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art