Use print coloring pages the other of the crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint along with the picture will glow through.
Color the majority 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 image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture simpler to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small piece of paper which is about the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment which has a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image then rub them with your thumb.
This is useful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students may be in the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.