"After drawing on paper, fill some small jars with baby oil, pop in a qtip and then using the qtip, place the baby oil over the oil pastel drawing...it turns the oil pastel to paint. It's a wonderful experience."
They just used 18 X 24 paper cut in 1/2. Students had to choose two colors next to each other on the color where and used tempera cakes to create a nice wash for their backround. Then watered down black tempera squirted out of eye droppers for the tree branch and tissue paper scrunched for the blossoms!