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Use listing coloring pages and one of these crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.

RESIST TECHNIQUES

Variation 1:

Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint along with the picture will glow through.

Variation 2:

Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.

Variation 3:

Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the image much easier to paint.

They will stop edges bleeding into each other.

Variation 4:

This is not a resist yet it’s an excellent extension with the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.

RUBBING TECHNIQUES

Variation 1:

Rip off a smaller piece of paper which is in regards to 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 results in a very soft smooth effect.

Variation 2:

Color a place of the image using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment with a part of blank paper first.

Variation 3:

Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub them your thumb.

This is useful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.

TRANSPARENT TECHNIQUE

Go within the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates 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 picture.
The oil can make the photo almost transparent.
Students might be in the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to look at and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.