We looked at cathedrals in Russia, especially St. Basil's Cathedral.
I pass out a step-by-step handout (shown to the right) and we practice drawing the architecture on paper first. Once they feel comfortable drawing the Onion Domes, they may switch to Scratch Boards.
Scratch Boards are awesome sheets that look black but when you use a stick, you scratch away the black to reveal the color underneath.
- also known as Nesting Dolls
I've done this lesson for the past couple of years so here's a link to my post from last year about the Russian Nesting Dolls