Matisse-style portraits, or Mogdaliani-style.
Bunki's lesson on self-portraits on black paper.
The Usborne Book of Drawing Faces has a couple of cool ideas with oil
pastels, including a scratchboard-type project.
Still life...it can look like an oil painting.
> I'm counting on you guys and gals. I have been blessed with an incredible
> abundance of oil pastels. Need some really good ideas for projects for
> basic drawing and 2-d classes. High school. > Marlyn in Florida