Use listing coloring pages and one of those crayon methods for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush on 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 image with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it’s an excellent extension of the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller notepad that is concerning the size of 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.
Color a place of the photo with 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.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which rub them with your thumb.
This is useful if you use 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 picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the picture.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to create a stained glass effect.