Techniques for Blending With Oil Pastels
A discussion of various oil pastels blending techniques. There is more than one way artists use to blend with oil pastels. Several are introduced here.
3rd Grade: Sea Turtles
We started off looking at tons of images of sea turtles, both photographs and works of art, learning all about these cool creatures and their environment. I had students close their eyes (with lights out) and imagine that they were swimming deep down in the ocean- I describe various things (seaweed tickling their toes, tropical schools of fish swimming by, etc.) Then, I say- all of a sudden a giant sea turtle swims right pass you! I have them imagine what it would like close up. I have them…
Beginners Guide to Oil Pastels | Oil Pastel Techniques
Welcome Oil Pastels Artists! In this Oil Pastels Beginner’s Guide, I explain how to use oil pastels. Last updated: November 2018 If you’re a complete beginner to oil pastels, or if you’ve been working with them for awhile, I’ve written this guide just for you. This is the most comprehensive “Beginners Guide” to oil pastels … Continue reading "Beginners Guide to Oil Pastels"