Amanda O'Shaughnessy provides this wonderful lesson to create drawings using different colored pencil techniques.
Draw or trace a big shape in the middle. Then add five lines from the shape to the edge of the page to create sections. Fill each section outside of the shape with designs. Shapes and lines make the best designs. Add oil pastel on the top of the designs. [...]
Draw a horizon line across your page. Place several rectangles along the top of the line. Fill the rectangles with shapes to represent windows and doors. Fill the buildings with a black Sharpie marker. Use washable markers to create the sky. When a color is used, it is repeated in [...]