Use print coloring pages the other of such crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with numerous colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is an excellent extension from the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny piece of paper which is concerning the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub them with your thumb.
This is effective if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the picture 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 photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the photo almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to create a stained glass effect.