Use listing coloring pages and something of those crayon approaches for the following 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 along with the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist however it is an incredible extension with 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 smaller sheet of paper that is about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment which has a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture then 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 photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to look at and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.