Animals with Pastels: Cow
In this lesson series, we’ll create a drawing of a cow in a field with oil pastels on Canson Mi-Teintes pastel paper.
Lesson 1 - Materials and Planning
In lesson one, we review the materials used for this lesson series and plan our composition.
Lesson 2 - The Cow
In lesson two, we draw the contours of the cow lightly with a graphite pencil and add multiple layers of oil pastels to the body.
Lesson 3 - The Sky
In lesson three, we'll develop the sky behind and around the cow with multiple blues, grays, and white.
Lesson 4 - The Field
In lesson four, we focus on developing the field of grass and flowers with layered applications of green, yellow-green, white, yellows, and purples.
- Rembrandt Soft Pastels
- Gray Canson Mi-Teintes Pastel Board
- Pastel Pencils
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