Use print out coloring pages and something of such crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace on 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 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 within the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines can make the picture much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s an excellent extension with the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little small note that is about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of 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 a place of the picture using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment using a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and 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 on the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little bit 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 tiny amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the image.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be because of the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these phones look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a very classroom window to create a stained glass effect.