Laurel Burch Inspired

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The beautiful, imaginative paintings of Laurel Burch are our inspiration for this project. Visit her website at . Enter her Art Gallery and click on the gallery slideshows. This will give the class lots of ideas, and help them create bright, whimsical pictures of animals and birds of their own.


  • White construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Colored markers or crayons
  • Black Sharpie


  1. Spend a little time viewing and discussing Laurel Burch’s art from her website.
  2. Draw a picture using Laurel Burch’s style.
  3. Color your picture using colored markers or crayons. Keep the colors bright.
  4. Outline everything with the black Sharpie.


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2 Responses to Laurel Burch Inspired

  1. GlitterQueen says:

    Thanks for your kind words, Vicky. I love working with the kids and am impressed with what they can do.

  2. Victoria Fortune says:

    What a fantastic idea! This could really inspire creativity while keeping children busy for a long time!

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