Use use coloring pages and something of such crayon techniques for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work 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 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 photo with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it’s an excellent extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny piece of paper that is certainly about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on 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 a place of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment with a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture then rub them with your thumb.
This works well if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on 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 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 over the back of the picture.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to go over and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.