Use print out coloring pages the other of such crayon methods for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush within 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 most 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 image with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines can make the image much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is an excellent extension from the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad that is concerning the size of 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 photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment having a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and then rub these with your thumb.
This is useful 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the picture.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.