We are still on Spring Break and I've been doing a bit of experimenting, thinking of future lessons.These would also be good for folks looking for something to do during vacation breaks!
Three straight sided geometric shapes are spaced out on piece of illustration board.
Then Sharpies make contour outlines, eventually "bumping into each other."
Finally, primary colored watercolors fill in the channels:
I've actually made several variations of this. It's amazing how I think I know how it is going to turn out, and then I try it out and run into unexpected problems. This is one of those instances -- there were some "mistakes," although I like the overall look. I'll post some of the other trials later.