Words of Importance

How to Make Words of Importance Art

Decide upon Three different words that are important to you. Create an art piece with one of the three words (or all three) by using lines, color and patterns that are inspired by the word. The work then can become an art piece on its own. Learn how to make inferences from language and how to visually illustrate words of importance. 

Supplies Needed:

  • Paper or Canvas

  • Paint, Markers, Colored Pencils, Crayons or any medium you
    have or prefer

  • Pencil or Marker

  • Eraser

  • Ruler

Step-by-Step Instructions

We have two different methods for making words of importance artwork. Choose which ever works for you!

                    Words of Importance: Method 1

                    Holiday Modification

                    Words of Importance: Method 2

Words of Importance Art Piece: Method 1

 

Step 1:

Brainstorm a list of words that are important to you. List and sketch images that are linked in correlation to your chosen words. After choosing words or phrases, draw a square on your paper with a pencil and a ruler to separate the square into equal sections. Square can be split however you choose!
 

Step 2:

Write in your chosen words or phrases to fit in the individual sections. You can use any size or font, just make sure the lines of the words fit into the shape of the sections so all ends meet the border. 

Step 3:

Outline drawing and words with marker. Then color with media of choice.
 

Step 5:

Add a background using lines, colors, shapes and patterns that are inspired by your words. Then finish coloring your work of art!

Holiday Modification:

Think about things you enjoyed or good things you experienced from the past year. Think about things you would like to happen in the next year. Project positivity into the New Year!

 

Words of Importance Art Piece: Method 2

 

Step 1:

Brainstorm a list of words that are important to you. List and sketch images that are linked in correlation to your chosen words. Choose one image that best represents your chosen words and draw it as your focal point.
 

Step 2:

If applicable, draw another image to represent another chosen word. Then add shading and details. 

Step 3:

Think of how to incorporate your chosen words. Create text boxes or banners within the piece.
 

Step 4:

Outline drawing and words with marker. Then color with media of choice.
 

Step 5:

Add a background using lines, colors, shapes and patterns that are inspired by your words.

Step 6:

Finish coloring your work of art!

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