Use print out coloring pages and one of the crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush over 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 in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the image better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a fantastic extension from 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 small small note that is concerning the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make 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 image after which rub them with your thumb.
This is useful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.