5th grade students kicked off painting with a collaborative approach. First, they watched a video of contemporary artists Hiep Nguyen's process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CztJdZZl7Xs
Next, they work together as a table to start paint collaborative paintings using circles. After several minutes, each group rotated to the next table. This continued until every student in the class put their own mark on every paintings. Each piece was as unique as the students working on it!