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Easy Folk Art Landscape Lesson For Kids

This fun and easy art lesson is inpsired by the artists, Heather Galler. Create amazing glow in the dark landscapes today.
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Keyword: folk art landscape lesson, glow in the dark landscape art project, Heather Galler art lesson
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Cost: under $10


  • Black Lights


  • Empty Bingo Dauber Bottles
  • Diluted India Ink we do about 1/2 water and 1/2 ink
  • Neon Oil Pastels- Sargent or Crayola
  • 12" x 18" Heavy White Drawing Paper


  • Draw landscape with ink. Start with the horizon line.
    black wavy line drawn across white paper.
  • Draw 5-7 lines to divide up foreground.
    5 diagonal lines drawn under horizon line.
  • Draw extra lines to split those shapes.
    start of landscape drawing in ink with lines in foreground.
  • Add details such as a house, sunset or trees.
    folk art art project landscape drawn in ink.
  • Let ink fully dry.
  • Use neon oil pastels in the ground. Create unique and interesting patterns.
  • Continue using oil pastels in the details and one or two colors in the sky.
  • Display under black lights for all to see and enjoy.


You can use a variety of art materials to complete this project. If you do not want to use oil pastels for the whole drawing, watercolor paint would work to give your artwork contrast.