Use use coloring pages the other of the crayon techniques for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace in 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 also the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with any number of colors.
The crayon lines could make the image simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is a fantastic 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 little sheet of paper that is about the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment having a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image then rub these with your thumb.
This works well if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the picture.
The oil could make the photo almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to review and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.