Watercolor on book pages -- I really like the idea of doing this. Would be really easy to find a random book at Goodwill on the cheap and use it like a "practice" art journal. Frame for holidays or art!
Watercolor on tea bags ~ Tea bags were torn open glued to watercolor paper. Paper had been stamped beforehand with text, then designs were sketched painted over the tea bags along with the dragonfly s (Diy Art Journal)
Drawing: "Reflective Silhouette" Our first project will be an introductory lesson on contour drawing. Leads to awesome website with instructions! With this lesson I would have them type a reflection about themselves, then create a portrait on top