Spooky Tree Circle Art

Arty Crafty Kids - Spooky Tree Circle Art for Halloween. Explore cool and warm shades with this simple template design. Perfect Art Project for kids exploring colour mixing and colour shades #artforkids #kidsart #halloween

Spooky Tree Circle Art explores warm and cool colours to create a spooky twilight scene. A simple Art Project for kids to try this Halloween and for ease, includes a FREE printable template!

Enjoy at home or within a group setting, the template is open enough for children to add their own unique twist and indulge in their creativity.

Arty Crafty Kids - Spooky Tree Circle Art for Halloween. Explore cool and warm shades with this simple template design. Perfect Art Project for kids exploring colour mixing and colour shades #artforkids #kidsart #halloween

Spooky Tree Circle Art: Materials 

Paint – Watercolour/acrylic or pastels/pencils/crayons
White Cardstock

Spooky Tree Circle Art Template – 

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Spooky Tree Circle Art: Tutorial 

Arty Crafty Kids - Spooky Tree Circle Art for Halloween. Explore cool and warm shades with this simple template design. Perfect Art Project for kids exploring colour mixing and colour shades #artforkids #kidsart #halloween

Step 1: Download and print the template on to white cardstock or mixed media paper.

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Arty Crafty Kids - Spooky Tree Circle Art for Halloween. Explore cool and warm shades with this simple template design. Perfect Art Project for kids exploring colour mixing and colour shades #artforkids #kidsart #halloween

Step 2: To create a spooky ambience, this project explores and plays with twilight tones and hues; these include red, violet, blue, aqua green, yellow, orange and black.

Your Arty Crafty Kids can start from any point, however, I would recommend starting from the central circle with a warm colour and progressing to outer circles with cooler shades of blues and violet.

Arty Crafty Kids - Spooky Tree Circle Art for Halloween. Explore cool and warm shades with this simple template design. Perfect Art Project for kids exploring colour mixing and colour shades #artforkids #kidsart #halloween

Step 3: Starting with a bright and solid yellow shade, add a small amount of red to yellow to create a lighter shade of orange.

Increase the mix of red to yellow to darken the orange.

Arty Crafty Kids - Spooky Tree Circle Art for Halloween. Explore cool and warm shades with this simple template design. Perfect Art Project for kids exploring colour mixing and colour shades #artforkids #kidsart #halloween

Step 4: From orange, introduce a light pink shade and graduate to a solid dark red.

Throughout the project encourage your Arty Crafty Kids to mix their own colours and engage in a process of trial and error to create their desired shades.

Discussion Points: 

  • How do you make the colour lighter or darker?
  • How many shades of orange or red can you create?
  • Can you make the same colour twice?

Arty Crafty Kids - Spooky Tree Circle Art for Halloween. Explore cool and warm shades with this simple template design. Perfect Art Project for kids exploring colour mixing and colour shades #artforkids #kidsart #halloween

Step 5: Continue filling the circles working from Yellow to Violet (warm to cool) until complete.


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This Spooky Tree Circle Art project was designed as a simplified version to the Spooky Tree Kandinsky Circle Art. If you have an older child or one that would like to explore colour-mixing further, then definitely check it out!

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Arty Crafty Kids - Spooky Tree Circle Art for Halloween. Explore cool and warm shades with this simple template design. Perfect Art Project for kids exploring colour mixing and colour shades #artforkids #kidsart #halloween

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