Use listing coloring pages and one of these crayon approaches for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace over 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 as well as the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with many colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo better to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller sheet of paper that’s in regards to the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment using a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub them your thumb.
This is successful if you utilize 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 piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates 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 picture.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students may be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to check out and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.