Use print coloring pages and something of the crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
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 most 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 a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it is a great extension from the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny small note that’s about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the image which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and after that rub them your thumb.
This is useful if you use 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 picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces 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 can make the image almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to check out and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.