Use use coloring pages and something of those crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush over 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 in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the picture better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is a fantastic extension from 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 little sheet of paper which is regarding the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment with a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub them 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 photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller 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 tiny amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.