Use use coloring pages and one of the crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush on 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 within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the photo much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension with the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller sheet of paper that’s about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the image using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment having a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub these with your thumb.
This is successful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these phones check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.