Use use coloring pages and something of these crayon processes for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush in 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 on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines can make the image easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small piece of paper which is regarding the size of 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 image.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment with a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and then rub them with your thumb.
This is successful if you utilize 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 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 creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the picture.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.