Use print out coloring pages and one of such crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush in 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 a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with any number of colors.
The crayon lines could make the image simpler to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a fantastic extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small small note that is about the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment using a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub these with your thumb.
This works well the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the picture.
The oil can make the photo almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to review and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.