Use print out coloring pages then one of such crayon processes for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush on 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 a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines can make the picture much easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small notepad that is regarding the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment which has a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub them with your thumb.
This works well if you use 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 little little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to review and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to make a stained glass effect.