Use print out coloring pages then one of these crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it’s a fantastic extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller piece of paper that is regarding the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment which has a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and after that rub all of them with your thumb.
This works well if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students may be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these phones check out and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to create a stained glass effect.