Use use coloring pages and one of the crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint along with 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 over the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with any number of colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture better to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it’s an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny small note which is in regards to the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment with a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and then rub them with your thumb.
This is successful if you use 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 small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to go over and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.