They drew a cat in her style over two class periods as we talked about her artistic choices that made her work abstract.
View all sketches here.
Then I took digital images of these sketches and put them both on Artsonia where students were able to save them into their iPads. They added a layer over their sketch to retrace, paint, and decorate a digital abstract painting in the style of Laurel Birch using Sketchbook express. View all digital painting here.
One class even had enough time to revisit their original sketches to paint them physically!
View the these paintings here.