All things beautiful & lovely | fabulous & dandy | girly & timeless | witty & delightful | bewitching & captivating | charming & darling | delicious & dreamy | glamorous & fascinating. Unless stated otherwise, I do not own any of the pictures used.
This could work with any symbol ... not only can it improve techniques in color, layering, texture and pattern, but those marks & colors could symbolically mean something. if students got or made a symbol for a book, etc... then they could do a map inside, illustrate through color or marks...sketchbook idea, give a silhouette of a bird and have them design it in colored pencil--
Art journal assignment: do initial pencil sketch to frame object, then add darkest tones first in black marker, or charcoal. Add torn paper details then finish by highlighting with white and gray pastels.