Oil Pastel Painting: Art Projects and Techniques for Kids

Project-Based Oil Pastel Art Lessons Taught Using a Step-by-Step Drawing and Painting Method. Designed for Ages 8+.
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  • Lectures 26
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Are you looking for a beginning art course for your child?

Are you seeking a course that will ensure artistic success and confidence?

Would you like an experienced teacher guiding your child through the creative process?

The Art for Kids: Oil Pastel Painting course may be just what you are looking for! Designed with beginners in mind, this course is perfect for children ages 8-12 years old. With a total of 7 fun and unique oil pastel art projects, your child will learn the skills to create masterpieces of their own long after the course is complete.

The teaching process used is a kid-tested, step-by-step method that will both inspire and delight your child into painting action!

Students will learn basic oil pastel techniques and apply these techniques to complete their projects. The Art for Kids: Oil Pastel Painting course is designed to give children the tools they need to begin their artistic journey into self-expression, reflection, and creative thinking.

Before each art lesson begins, your child will be presented with a slideshow that provides scientific facts and images about each subject. These facts and images will help your child make important connections between art and science.

There are two steps in each art project:

  • Step 1: Background and Outline
  • Step 2: Apply Color to Painting

Supplies and materials needed for this course:

  • oil pastels
  • thick black paper (5 sheets)
  • brown paper grocery bags (2 large bags) or brown craft paper (2 large pieces)
  • pencil with eraser
  • scissors
  • bowl or plate to use as a template
  • paper towels
  • paper mat to protect work area

I would love to hear from you.

Please let me know if you have questions, comments, or suggestions. I will get back to you ASAP.

About the Instructor:

My name is Miss Em and teaching art to children is what I love to do! I pride myself on creating dynamic, meaningful, and engaging art lessons that are taught in a relaxing and joyful way. I have nearly 20 years teaching experience in the elementary classroom and in the art studio, and I feel that I have a good grasp on how to create an environment that makes children feel happy, motivated, confident, and successful.

I look forward to seeing both you and your child in this Oil Pastel Painting course.

Let the creative fun begin!

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need a computer, tablet, or smart phone, and an internet connection.
  • Materials and Supplies needed for this course are listed in the Course Summary, and also in Lecture 3.
  • Bring it: A desire to create some delightful works of art!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create 7 terrific oil pastel paintings.
  • Participate in an activity that cultivates critical thinking skills, develops hand-eye coordination, and encourages self-expression.
  • Learn and understand scientific facts about the subjects in the projects we will create.
  • Apply the knowledge gained in this course to create unique masterpieces.

What is the target audience?

  • This is a beginning oil pastel painting course designed for ages 8-12.
  • No drawing or painting experience necessary.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction, Course Goals, Examples of Projects, and Supplies Needed
02:03

Watch this video to meet your instructor, understand who will benefit from this course, and learn about the projects that we will create in this course.

04:47

Watch this video to learn about the supplies and materials you will need for this course.

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Here is a list of the supplies and materials that you will need for this course. This downloadable document is printable.

Section 2: Learn about Monarch Butterflies and Create a Butterfly Oil Pastel Painting
8 pages

Watch this slideshow to learn some interesting Butterfly facts and see some amazing images of Monarch Butterflies.

05:51

Watch this video to to learn how to create the background for your Oil Pastel Butterfly Painting.

08:46

Watch this video to learn how to apply color to your Monarch Butterfly Painting.

Section 3: Learn about Bunnies and Create a Cute Ugly Bunny Oil Pastel Painting
8 pages

Watch this slideshow to learn some interesting Rabbit facts and see some amazing images of Rabbits.

07:46

Watch this video to to learn how to draw your Ugly Bunny.

08:10

Watch this video to learn how to apply color to your Ugly Bunny Painting.

Section 4: Learn about Different Types of Architecture and Create a Desert Cathedral
8 pages

Watch this slideshow to see some amazing images of different types of Architecture.

08:54

Watch this video to to learn how to create the background for your Oil Pastel Desert Cathedral Painting.

04:38

Watch this video to learn how to apply color to your Desert Cathedral Painting.

Section 5: Learn about Mushrooms and Create Some Merry Mushrooms with Oil Pastels
8 pages

Watch this slideshow to learn some interesting Mushroom facts and see some amazing images of Mushrooms.

06:04

Watch this video to to learn how to create the background for your Oil Pastel Mushroom Painting.

06:57

Watch this video to learn how to apply color to your Mushroom Painting.

Section 6: Learn about Different Dog Breeds and Create a Tuff Puppy Dog with Oil Pastels
8 pages

Watch this slideshow to learn some interesting Dog facts and see some amazing images of Dogs.

07:40

Watch this video to to learn how to draw your Tuff Puppy.

05:16

Watch this video to learn how to apply color to your Tuff Puppy creation.

Section 7: Learn about Various Flowers and Create a Floral Landscape with Oil Pastels
8 pages

Watch this slideshow to learn some interesting Flower facts and see some amazing images of Flowers.

06:52

Watch this video to to learn how to create the background for your Oil Pastel Floral Landscape Painting.

07:23

Watch this video to learn how to apply color to your Floral Landscape Painting.

Section 8: See Examples of Mexican Folk Art and Create a Mexican Folk Art Bird
8 pages

Watch this slideshow to see some amazing images of Mexican Folk Art.

07:50

Watch this video to to learn how to create the background for your Oil Pastel Mexican Folk Art Painting.

07:57

Watch this video to learn how to apply color to your Mexican Folk Art Painting.

Section 9: Thank You!
Thank you for taking this Course:)
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Instructor Biography

Em Winn, Teacher, Art Instructor, Artist

Hi. My name is Em Winn and teaching art to children is what I love to do! I pride myself on creating dynamic, meaningful, and engaging art lessons that are taught in a relaxing and joyful way. I have nearly 20 years teaching experience in the elementary classroom and in the art studio, and I feel that I have a good grasp on how to create an environment that makes children feel happy, motivated, confident, and successful. Let the creative fun begin!

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