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Art Project: Tree as an easel

Art Project: Tree as an easel

Now we’re going to take the idea of leaf and bark rubbings to another level! Go outside and find a nice big tree and, using lots of strong duct tape, stick a big piece of paper straight onto it. Squeeze some paints into a palette (or onto a piece of cardboard) and start to paint. Be inspired by your tree, look at it carefully, listen to the breeze rustling through its leaves…! Then see what happens when you use your chalk pastels to get some beautiful bark rubbings.

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