Trying to jazz up portraits with my 4th grade...I introduced them to the idea of monochromatic painting. There is a couple reasons for this. 1) It is a good skill to introduce. 2) The last art teacher ordered several hundred red watercolor refills accidentally. (I have been here for 18 yrs and still have a couple hundred!! ha ha!!) I can't say I'm super excited how this project turned out, but it was a challenge worth attempting for my students! Here are some of the gems I found!!