Use listing coloring pages and something of such crayon methods for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
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 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 a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it’s a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad that is concerning the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment having a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture then rub them your thumb.
This is effective if you are using 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 photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the picture.
The oil can make the photo almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage them to go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.