Use listing coloring pages then one of those crayon methods for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
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 in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with any number of colors.
The crayon lines could make the image simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an excellent extension of the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny piece of paper that’s in regards to the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area 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 part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image then rub all of them with your thumb.
This is useful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the picture.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students can be in the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.