Use listing coloring pages then one of such crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the picture simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is an excellent extension in 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 small sheet of paper that is concerning the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment with a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture 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 within the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the image.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.