I think that just like crayons make watercolor look better, oil pastels make tempera paint look better. The bright thick colors you can place on the soft painted backgrounds just can’t be beat.
1. Cut 17″ x 11″ card stock paper in half the long way, and fold to make a Z fold.
2. Students draw block DAD letters inside each square with a pencil.
3. Tempera paints are used to paint solid colors inside and out.
4. When the paint is dry, patterns are added over the top with oil pastels. The finished card may be displayed as shown below: