Use print coloring pages and something of these crayon processes 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 almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines can make the picture better to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it is a fantastic extension in 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 concerning the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of 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 place of the image which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment having 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 and then rub these with your thumb.
This is successful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny bit 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 little amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil can make the photo almost transparent.
Students might be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to check out and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to make a stained glass effect.