- Crayola Oil Pastels - 16 Count
- Crayola Construction Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
- Crayola Glitter Glue
- Crayola Washable School Glue
- Acetate (Overhead Transparency) - 21.6 cm x 27.9 cm (8 ½" x 11") - 1 per student
- Onion Skin Tracing Paper - 21.6 cm x 27.9 cm (8 ½" x 11") - 1 per student
- Draw the picture on a piece of onion skin tracing paper.
- Include details in the foreground, middle ground and background.
- Check to see that you have enough details to make it interesting.
- Turn the paper over and place it face down on the desk.
- The picture should be reversed.
- Place a piece of overhead transparency on top of the drawing.
- Tape the corners of the tracing paper to the acetate to hold it in place.
- Colour the picture using oil pastels.
- Blend colours and create contrasting areas.
- Remove the acetate from the tracing paper.
- Turn it over so the oil pastel side is facing down.
- Place the drawing on top of a piece of coloured construction paper with the oil pastel side facing down .
- Check to see if there is enough contrast and if there is anything else you want to do to the composition.
- Clean up some areas to create better contrast.
- Try outlining some details with a marker.
- When you are satisfied with the drawing place a small drop of Crayola Washable Glue in each corner of the picture.
- Press it lightly to the construction paper with the oil pastel side facing down.
- The glue will dry clear.
- Add some highlights with glitter glue.
- View your picture with fresh eyes.
- What do you like best about it? Why?
- How does contrast add to the illusion of depth?
- What makes the objects in the foreground appear closer than the things in the background?
- How do different blending techniques add to the effectiveness of the picture?
- Give your picture a title.