Use listing coloring pages the other of the crayon processes for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush within 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 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 picture with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the image better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it’s a great extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small sheet of paper which is concerning the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment using a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture then rub them with your thumb.
This is successful the use of 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 little piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in 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 them to review and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.