ZEN: to meditate
Kids can get surprisingly stressed about drawing so I wanted to focus on the journey and not so much the destination.
The Big Shapes
First, we talked about making a simple landscape with big open shapes to contain all of our zentangles. I demonstrated with a seascape, but I encouraged the students to do whatever they felt like. I found it important to remind them to make their drawings extend all the way to the edges of the page.