Use print out coloring pages and one of these crayon processes for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint along with 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 over the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture simpler to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it’s an excellent extension of the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small notepad which is concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment having a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and after that rub them with your thumb.
This is successful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be given the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to look at and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to create a stained glass effect.