Use print out coloring pages and one of such crayon methods for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace over 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 and the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it’s a fantastic extension with 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 small note that is certainly concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment using 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 and after that rub them with your thumb.
This is useful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates 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 photo.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.