Use print out coloring pages then one of these crayon approaches for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush in 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 over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the image easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is a fantastic extension in 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 small note that’s concerning the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of 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 picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment using a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub all of them with your thumb.
This is effective the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the image.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be in the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.