Use print coloring pages then one of those crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace in 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 and 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 image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist yet it’s an excellent extension from 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 piece of paper that is about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the image using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment with a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which rub them with your thumb.
This is useful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo 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 results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to check out and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.