Girl with a Pearl Earring is a famous master piece by Dutch painter Jan Vermeer. Painted around 1665, the pearl earring on the girl is used for a focal point on the piece. This piece is sometimes referred to as the Dutch Mona Lisa.
Easy step-by-step instructions are given in this free printable project from Makingartfun.com. Go here to print the instructions.
If you want to skip the drawing part of the project, you can print the coloring page onto watercolor paper and get right to painting.
For more fun and learning about the artist, Jan Vermeer, print this worksheet.