Use print out coloring pages and one of these crayon methods for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush over 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 almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo better to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it’s an excellent extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller notepad that’s in regards to the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
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 cause interesting patterns. Experiment using a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and after that rub them your thumb.
This is useful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in 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 picture.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.