Use use coloring pages then one of the crayon processes for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace within 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 and also the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo better to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension of the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small sheet of paper that’s in regards to the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to 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 an area 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 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 image after which rub them your thumb.
This works well the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece 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 smaller 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 image almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these phones look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.