Use print out coloring pages then one of these crayon methods for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color most 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 image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the image easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension with the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny small note which is about the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create 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 picture after which rub them with your thumb.
This is successful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students could be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these phones review and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.