Group Drawing Project

We did this fun group drawing project while staying in the hospital. It was simple and great for a group of different ages.
First several strong sheets of white paper, one per person, were taped together to form a rectangle.

Next each person drew a wavy line from the large black dot in the center to a point near them using a black marker. Then the paper was rotated, and one of the newly created sections was allocated to each person. In that section each person had to draw a mouth. Then the paper was rotated and everyone got a new section. This time each person had to draw an eye. The process was continued. While rotating the paper section by section we drew a mouth, an eye, a snake, a smiley face and a background pattern.
After the black background design was completed each person was assigned one piece of paper to color with oil pastels.

The finished project was a large brightly colored mural. This was a fun project which could be easily done at a birthday party, baby shower, as a get well gift for a friend or a gift for a special teacher.

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  1. Collaborative art such as this can yield very interesting results, and is a great way to involve everyone. :-)

  2. fun :) definitely going to give that a try :)

  3. Looks like a fun group project! How long did it take for them to complete this? Thanks for the idea. Thanks so much for linking up at the Real Family Fun link party! Hope to see you next week.

    1. It was fun and the project only took about 2 hours.

  4. I'm a high school teacher ... and I think this would make a great opening activity in building team spirit! I look forward to trying it out!


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