Use listing coloring pages and one of those crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and also the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with numerous colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo much easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is an incredible extension in the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small piece of paper that is certainly about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture then rub these with your thumb.
This is effective the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the photo almost transparent.
Students might be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to look at and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.