Use use coloring pages and one of those crayon processes for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush in 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 most 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 numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the image better to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it’s an incredible extension in 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 sheet of paper that’s in regards to the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment using a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which rub these with your thumb.
This works well if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these phones go over and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.