Use use coloring pages and something of the crayon techniques for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and also 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 in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an excellent extension with the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny small note which is about the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture then rub all of them with 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 picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil could make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage them to go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.