- Crayola Scissors
- Crayola Tempera Paint
- Crayola Oil Pastels - 16 Count
- Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
- Crayola Washable No-Run School Glue
- Tracing Paper
- Textured Materials
- Tag Manilla Paper or Recycled Cereal Boxes - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
- Plastic Tray or Placemat
- Soft Paint Roller
- Wooden Spoons
- Recycled Newspapers
- Sketch 3 thumbnail ideas.
- Use a circle for the main shape.
- Create a pattern of shapes evenly spaced around the outer edge of the circle.
- Draw a bird to fill the space.
- Choose the one you like the best.
- Cut out 2 circles the same size, 1 drawing paper and 1 tag manilla.
- Save the tag manilla scraps.
- Fold the drawing paper circle in half, and in half again 3 or 4 times.
- Open the paper.
- Place it on top of the tag manilla circle.
- Make a small mark around the circumference of the circle at each fold.
- Cut out different shapes between the spaces on the folded drawing paper.
- Place the shapes around the circle to see which border you prefer.
- Choose the one you like best and use the shape as a template.
- Trace it repeatedly around the outer edge of the circle using your marks as a guide for even spacing.
- Draw your design on the tag manilla circle.
- Place a piece of onionskin tracing paper on top of your design.
- Trace the whole thing.
- Cut out shapes of tag manill.
- Glue them to the tag manilla circle.
- Add textured materials too.
- Keep adding details until you are satisfied with the effects.
- Make sure everything is glued down well.
- This is your collograph printing plate.
- Place the printing plate on a page of an open magazine.
- Use a soft roller to mix two primary colours of tempera paint together in a plastic tray.
- Roll the paint over the surface of the printing plate.
- Make sure to apply an even coat.
- Carefully lift the inked plate off the magazine page.
- Turn the page over to a new, clean page.
- Carefully place the inked plate onto the new page.
- Place a piece of paper on top of the inked plate.
- Rub over the surface with your hand, then burnish it with a wooden spoon.
- Gently pull the paper off the printing plate.
- Once the prints are dry, draw over them with oil pastels to create areas of emphasis.