|With Gail's templates, this project was easy enough for my first grader to do with my help, but interesting enough for my eighth graders. Even with the templates, there is some room for individuality. It is a great project.|
|Gail gives a step-by-step tutorial at That Artist Woman, so I won't tell you all the steps here.|
|resist the paint, creating an wood grain pattern so it looks like it was painted on a wood panel in the time of Fra Angelico.|
|Lastly, the gold "foil" paint is added to the halos.|
|Quentin's, age 6|
|Alex's, age 16|
|James', age 9|
For more on Fra Angelico...
National Gallery of Art has a wonderful lesson on the Adoration of the Magi.
and here is a lovely slide show.