- Crayola Watercolour Pencils - 12 Count
- Crayola Variety Brush Set - 5 Count
- Cardstock Postcards - Template Provided
- Water Containers
- Find images to support your research.
- Make a rough plan drawing for your postcard using the images as a reference.
- Lightly draw your good copy on the cardstock postcard.
- Wet your paintbrush with a small amount of water.
- Brush over the tip of the watercolour pencil to pick up some colour.
- Paint the colour onto the paper.
- View the finished postcard from a distance to see it with fresh eyes.
- Ask yourself these questions:
- What creative techniques did I use to attract the viewer's attention?
- What message do I want to communicate?
- How might different people understand this message differently from me?
- Why did I choose this message to send?
- Write information about your event on the back of the postcard.
- Write your card to someone as if you are visiting a site where the information is being displayed. For example,
You won't believe this display. They have the actual mask that Jacques Plante wore way back in 1959 . . . .
- Fill in an address.
- Design a stamp in the box at the top of the card.