Use print coloring pages and something of such crayon processes for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace over 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 along with the picture will glow through.
Color almost all 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 photo with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo much easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it’s a great 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 little notepad that is certainly about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the image using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment with a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and then rub them your thumb.
This is successful if you use 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 small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through 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 within the back of the image.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be in the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage them to review and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to create a stained glass effect.