- Crayola Washable Tempera Paint - Black
- Crayola Oil Pastels - 16 count
- Crayola Paint Brushes
- Crayola Glitter Glue
- Crayola Construction Paper - Black - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
- Crayola Marker & Watercolour Pad - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm )9" x 12")
- Paper Towels
- Start with 2 main colours you might see in the Northern Lights, for example, green and blue.
- Fill your black construction paper with the colours.
- Overlap colours where they meet.
- Choose more colours that you might see in the Northern Lights, for example, yellow, violet and orange.
- Add colours and blend them with a sponge.
- As you add a colour change direction with your strokes to give the feeling of movement.
- Make several thumbnail sketches of possible landscapes.
- let the land fill about ⅓ of the page
- place trees on the land in a way that moves your eye from one to the next through the whole space
- balance the positive and negative spaces
- Choose the idea you like the best, or combine several ideas into a new one.
- Use black tempera paint to paint your landscape over the oil pastel.
- Make sure you apply enough paint to make a solid silhouette.
- Spread some glitter glue onto a plastic lid.
- Use a paint brush to apply a thin layer of glitter glue to add some sparkle to your sky.
- When you are satisfied with your work place the picture at a short distance.
- View it with fresh eyes.
- How does contrast affect the picture?
- How do your eyes move through the picture plane?
- How does the picture make you feel?
- What do you see that makes you say that?
- What do you like best about this picture? Why?