Use listing coloring pages and something of the crayon approaches for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color a lot 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 can make the picture much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it’s a fantastic extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little notepad which is in regards to the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment with a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image then rub all of them with your thumb.
This is useful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over 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 from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students might be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.