Take a journey through art with Sharon Jeffus! In this lesson, learn how to paint with watercolor as you explore things in nature, like butterflies and flowers. Look at art from the masters: Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent. Practice some watercolor techniques, then move on to creating a fanciful scene of sailing butterfly boats.

Element of Art:

Art Appreciation:
Winslow Homer


Art Supplies used in this lesson:

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We can’t wait to see your creativity!

John Singer Sargent - Escutcheon of Charles V
Sargent's Artist in the Simplon
Winslow Homer's Rowing Home
Winslow Homer - After the Hurricane
Winslow Homer's Rocky Shore
Jessie Wilcox Smith's Land of Counterpane