Use print coloring pages and something of those crayon methods for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and 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 within the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s an incredible 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 little sheet of paper that is certainly concerning the height and width of 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 picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment with a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and 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 in the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller piece 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 could make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to review and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.