Use print out coloring pages and one of these crayon processes for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist yet it’s an excellent extension with the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small small note that’s concerning the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment which has a piece 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 them your thumb.
This is useful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students can be in the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to check out and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.