Use use coloring pages and one of those crayon approaches for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush on 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 most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with many colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the picture better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension from 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 little sheet of paper which is regarding the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment with a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture then rub them with your thumb.
This works well if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny 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 small amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students can be in the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these phones go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.