Use print out coloring pages and one of these crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush on 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 most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within 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 but it is an excellent extension with 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 small sheet of paper that is certainly about the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub them your thumb.
This is successful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.