We Are the Birds

Kids of all ages can create these cute little birds in the style of James Rizzi’s We Are The Birds!  

We learned about the artwork of James Rizzi, an artist who lived in New York City and is known for his simple black lines and bold colors.


First, we made the outline of the birds with a black oil pastel.  This was a directed line drawing, but each bird turned out unique!  Next we used watercolors to add some bright colors.

This was a great project that could be adapted for kids from K-5.

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