Use print out coloring pages and one of those crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint as well as 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 image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo better to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension of the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad that’s concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and after that rub these with your thumb.
This works well if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the picture.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to look at and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.