Use print out coloring pages and something of these crayon techniques for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
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 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 many colors.
The crayon lines can 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 with 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 small notepad that is about the height and width 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 image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment which has 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 after which rub all of them with your thumb.
This is successful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the photo.
The oil can make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be given the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to review and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.