Use print coloring pages and something of these crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
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 a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with numerous colors.
The crayon lines can make the picture simpler to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is an excellent extension of the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad which is regarding the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the picture which has 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 photo after which rub all of them with your thumb.
This is useful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in 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 in the back of the picture.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be because of the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a very classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.