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By Debi Englebaugh

The award-winning illustrations of fifty seven Caldecott Books (1938-1994) have encouraged a mess of classes that consultant scholars in developing artwork with related qualities.

Focusing on such rules and parts as line, colour, texture, form, price, and house, those classroom-tested tasks have step by step directions, fabrics lists, and distinct illustrations for academics who've very little artwork education. numerous paintings media are explored, together with pencil, crayon, marker, coloured pencil, chalk, stencils, university, watercolor, tempera, colour blending, and printmaking.

These initiatives use restricted fabrics so they're nice for the school room in addition to the artwork room.

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2. Fold the paper inside out so that the crayon lines are on the inside of the paper. With a coin placed flat on the paper, rub the back surface of the crayon drawing. This transfers the lines to the opposite side of the paper. From Art Through Children's Literature. ©1994. O. Box 6633, Englewood, CO 80155-6633, 1-800-237-6124. 32/2—CRAYON 3. The lines will be light, so it will be necessary to retrace them with black crayon. 4. Students can add color to the sun with crayons. Remind them, however, that the sun design is symmetrical and that the same color should be on both sides of the drawing.

A peeled crayon may be used to make a wider mark on a paper Materials. Paper Pencils Brown crayons Instructions. 1. Provide the students with a brown crayon from which the paper has been peeled. Lay the crayon on its side and draw a small, curved shape for the island. Vary the pressure on the crayon. 2. Draw tree trunks by again laying the crayon on its side and making long strokes. To make the smaller branches, turn the crayon at an angle and make shorter strokes. 3. Add leaves by moving the crayon in a circular motion.

Instruct the students to place the pencil drawing on the top of a rough surface. Using a black crayon, color over the pencil sketch. From Art Through Children's Literature. ©1994. O. Box 6633, Englewood, CO 80155-6633, 1-800-237-6124. 44 / 2—CRAYON Nine Days to Christmas Illustrated by Marie Hall Ets Written by Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida (New York: Viking, 1959) 1960 Caldecott Award Winner A Mexican girl named Ceci chooses a special pinata for the Christmas celebration. Pinata at Night Throughout the book the artist uses a limited amount of color on the gray background.

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