Use print coloring pages the other of such crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint as well as 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 on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo better to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension in the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small small note that is certainly in regards to the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment using a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and then rub all of them with your thumb.
This is useful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the picture.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to review and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to create a stained glass effect.