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Getting Started with Oil Pastels

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Introduction

Introduction 0:32

The Basics

What Are Oil Pastels? 2:27

Types and Purposes 3:59

Managing Oil Pastels

Ordering Oil Pastels 3:57

Managing Oil Pastels 5:05

Best Practices 6:57

Techniques and Processes

Pressure Blending 4:52

Color Mixing 8:53

Scumbling and Stippling 7:44

Blending with Oil 5:46

Color Shapers 2:50

Project Ideas

3D Forms 3:28

Oil Pastels and Printmaking 3:20

Conclusion

Conclusion 1:13

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Getting Started with Oil Pastels

3 PD Hours

  • 1 Learn about the unique properties of oil pastels.

  • 2 Explore a wide variety of oil pastel techniques.

  • 3 Discover engaging projects that build oil pastel drawing skills.

Oil pastels are a ubiquitous art supply, but how much do you really know about them? What makes some oil pastels more bendable than others? What qualities should you look for when ordering for your classroom? How can secondary art teachers push what’s possible with oil pastels for their more advanced students? Join Abby Schukei as she answers all of these questions and more in this PRO Pack! Walk away armed with the knowledge you need to help your students enjoy oil pastels to the fullest.


Connected K-12 Art Educator Framework Competencies

STUDIO PRACTICES
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills

Abby Schukei

Abby Schukei

Writer at AOEU, Middle School Art Teacher, and PRO Facilitator

Abby is a 7th and 8th grade art teacher in Omaha, NE. She focuses on creating meaningful experiences for her students through technology integration, innovation, and creativity.

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Resources

https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/05/64.2_What_are_Oil_Pastels.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/05/64.2_10_Essential_Oil_Pastel_Tools.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/05/64.2_Top_10_Tips_for_Working_With_Oil_Pastels.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/05/64.2_7_Outrageous_Oil_Pastel_Techniques.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/05/64.213_Possible_Oil_Pastel_Surfaces.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/05/64.2_Oil_Pastel_Technique_Practice_Sheet.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2019/11/Pattern_Inspiration.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/05/64.2_Sports_Spheres.pdf

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