Use print out coloring pages and one of these crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
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 photo with numerous colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo much easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is an incredible extension from the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny sheet of paper that is certainly in regards to the height and width of 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 image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the image which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment having a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and after that rub 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 small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the picture.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.