Use print out coloring pages and something of such crayon approaches for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace on 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 and also the picture will glow through.
Color the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines could make the photo easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s an incredible extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small sheet of paper that is about the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment which has a piece 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 all of them with your thumb.
This is useful 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 picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be because of the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these to check out and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.