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Re: oil pastels

From: Linda Watson (lsw)
Date: Wed Apr 26 2000 - 20:33:27 PDT

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    Yes, the baby oil works great with oil pastels. My high school students use
    it all the time. It even works with Prismacolors. We apply it with Q-tips.
    Another perk is the aroma of baby oil in the room.


    jane mary wrote:

    > I am doing a project now about Georgia O'Keefe. We are drawing large
    > flowers(18"x24") on white paper. They are going over the pencil lines with
    > Elmer's glue. I am insrructing them in blending the oil pastels. I also
    > tried blending the oilpastels with baby oil. This seems to be working well
    > for me. I haven't told the kids about this yet. Before when I have taught
    > oil pastels, I have had them blend by rubbing with a paper towel(the most
    > available and cheap tool). Has anyone tried using baby oil before? I am
    > teaching this lesson in 4th grade so I can't use mineral spirits.Thank, mj
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