Abstract Watercolor Strips

phone pics May 003 phone pics May 004 phone pics May 005 phone pics May 006 phone pics May 007 phone pics May 008 phone pics May 009My fifth and sixth graders made these.  They first painted diagonal stripes on watercolor paper and let it dry.  Then they drew horizontal half inch sections on the back with pencil (and a ruler), numbered them, and cut these strips apart and arranged them on the black background paper.  This idea came from Pinterest, and these turned out differently than the Pinterest ones, but I like ours better.