Media Arts

Wonderful Weather Watercolors

By Julia L. Hovanec, posted on Mar 9, 2023

After I read aloud the book What’s the Weather? by Shelley Rotner (Penguin Random House, 2021), I introduce students to the work of artist Tokujin Yoshioka, who creates installation art about weather and the forces of nature. Students then create a crayon-resist watercolor painting of themselves outside doing their favorite activity in their favorite kind of weather. The lesson ends with students sharing their work and completing a prompt about their favorite season and weather.

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