Use use coloring pages and something of such crayon methods for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace over 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 and the picture will glow through.
Color almost all 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 image with many colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is a great extension of the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller small note that is concerning the height and width of 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 image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment which has a bit 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 all of them with your thumb.
This is effective the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students may be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.