Use print out coloring pages and something of these crayon approaches for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
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 the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the image much easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it is a fantastic extension in 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 notepad that is about the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the image using 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 make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub these with your thumb.
This is successful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a 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 smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the picture.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students may be given the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these to look at and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.