Love his idea. Could build up to it. Do a watercolor painting, one to one roll the die activity for window on the buildings. Self portrait for hero. Teacher Idea Factory: super heroes No true link from here.
Talvinen maisema --- Another great idea for teaching value using shades and tints. The original poster of this project, art teacher Jessica Young, gives a great explanation of the steps and tips she used with her fourth-grade students.