|photo courtesy of Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast|
For my second classes they painted a sky on their paper (at sky painting stations) and then "built" buildings out of magazine images.
For my final classes they drew 2 pages of buildings. One was for faraway buildings that didn't have much detail and would be painted with watercolor. They other was for close up buildings that were filled with details and colored with markers. To finish they cut out and layered their images onto their sky.... sky, watercolor buildings and then marker buildings. We did all this drawing on old newspapers.
I am sure glad I went to the extra work of doing this... I love that I have 3 different entries for the art show even though I only taught one lesson. It was also fun to hear the kids "teaching" the other classes about what their class did.