Use print out coloring pages the other of the crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace on 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 also the picture will glow through.
Color the majority 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 photo with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the image simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension with the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little sheet of paper that is about the size 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 region of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment with 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 and then rub them with your thumb.
This works well if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to check out and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a very classroom window to create a stained glass effect.