Use listing coloring pages the other of these crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and also the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines can make the image much easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s an excellent extension in the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny sheet of paper that is about the size 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 produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment with a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub these with your thumb.
This is successful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to review and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.