- Crayola Oil Pastels - 16 Count
- Crayola Washable Paint
- Crayola Fine Line Markers
- Crayola Paint Brushes
- Masking Tape
- Cardstock Paper - 7.6 cm x 15.2 cm (3" x 6")
- Water Containers
- Paper Towels
- Tear strips of masking tape to create rough edges and different widths.
- Stick the tape to the cardstock paper in a random, horizontal pattern.
- Fill most of the space with tape.
- Leave a few uncovered areas to add to the variety of textures.
- Colour loosely over the tape with oil pastels.
- Use the back of your thumb or a small piece of sponge to blend the colours together.
- Cover the whole surface with washable paint.
- Use a complementary colour for greater contrast.
- Use a wet brush to remove some of the paint.
- Each time you paint into the surface use a piece of paper towel to dry off the brush, and then wet it again with clean water for the next stroke.
- Play with the surface using water and paint.
- Let the textures of the tape tell you where to place hills and valleys.
- Emphasize shapes to make them into trees by painting directly into them.
- Add details with oil pastels, marker and paint.
- Build up layers of colour and texture gradually.
- Keep playing with colour until you feel satisfied with the image.
- Add contrasting areas to make things in the foreground stand out.