Use print out coloring pages and one of those crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush in 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 most 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 picture with many colors.
The crayon lines could make the image much easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is a fantastic extension with the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad that is regarding the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment which has a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which rub them with your thumb.
This is effective if you use 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller little bit 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 small amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students may be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to make a stained glass effect.