Use print out coloring pages and one of those crayon processes for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint along with 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 photo with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it’s an excellent extension from 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 smaller notepad that is certainly regarding the height and width of 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 photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment with a piece 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 these with your thumb.
This works well if you are using 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 picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students might be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.