Use print coloring pages the other of these crayon approaches for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush over 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 a lot 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 many colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it is a great extension of 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 small sheet of paper that’s about the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment with a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub these with your thumb.
This is effective the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to look at and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.