Tag Archives: oil pastels

PARTY LINE GOSSIP

Have you ever noticed a flock of birds sitting on a telephone wire and wondered what their conversation was about? I imagine from that height they get a pretty good view of what’s going on in the neighborhood.  Actually, when … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT STAINED GLASS

In our quest to imitate the abstract art of Van Gogh, we print sections of a drawing.  Each section will be treated as an individual piece of stained glass.  The student, after receiving a section showing random black marks on … Continue reading

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PUMPKINS

All elementary kids love using oil pastels and this 3rd Grade group is getting very good at shading with them.  We make the pumpkins separate and then glue them on the black background.  We use oil pastels, scissors, glue sticks, … Continue reading

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CALENDAR INSPIRED BIRDS

We used calendar pictures of birds for inspiration in this project.  Before we started drawing we discussed proportion and placement.  Each student was given a bird picture to reference while we discussed the shape of the bird body (like a … Continue reading

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FLOWERS IN OIL PASTELS

Georgia O’Keefe painted flowers up close—I’m sure you’ve seen her calendar pictures.  Using these calendar images, the 5th Grade imitated her style.  They used colored or white construction paper and oil pastels for their works of art.  These pictures, “Georgia … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPES

The 3rd Grade did this project called “Landscape in Oil Pastel.”  We took pictures of the class working on this project and you can see that they are busy.  We used oil pastels on black construction paper.  This project takes … Continue reading

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IT’S A HOOT

We call this project “Give a Hoot,” for no other reason than that I thought it was cute.  You’ll need black construction paper, oil pastels and gold glitter glue for this project.  I give a quick lesson on drawing an … Continue reading

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WHERE IS IT?

“Reptile Camouflage” is what we call this 4th Grade project.  We start out using white chalk on black construction paper, then oil pastels.  The same method is used on the black background paper.  Then the reptile is cut out and glued to … Continue reading

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