Artist John Franzen creates textured drawings reminiscent of wrinkled fabric, or waves of water, by drawing tediously placed rows of lines with black ink. 'Each Line One Breath': Morphogenetic Freehand Drawings By John Franzen.
This PowerPoint lesson takes students through how to create a piece of artwork using only words. It teaches students to recognize value shifts and incorporates Language Arts into the Art classroom. Could maybe use as extra credit.
Watercolor lettering: Four techniques to try
Learn four watercolor techniques with Think.Make.Share. This tutorial (with videos!) will show you step-by-step how to create your own art!