This project involved a lot of prep work & a lot of me running around like a crazy man, but the results were great...and the kids loved it. We talked about watercolor paint & its qualities. After a demo..students went back to their seats and did a watercolor wash background. Then we discussed tempera paint & its qualities. I demo'ed the tree trunk & branches...then sent the students back to create. I passed paint & new(cheapy brushes). I've found that the black is the devil to get out of my multipurpose brushes I usually love to use for everything. While they were working I picked up the watercolor supplies. I then brought them up for a third demo on how to pounce their brush...and use yellow & red to make orange. The results are beautiful!