Use listing coloring pages the other of such crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace over 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 and also the picture will glow through.
Color the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with numerous colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it is a great 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 tiny sheet of paper that is certainly about the height and width 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 image.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause 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 photo and after that rub them with your thumb.
This is useful the use of 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 photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to check out and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.