Use print out coloring pages and one of the crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush on 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 within the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo simpler to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little piece of paper which is about the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment using a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which rub them your thumb.
This is useful if you use 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 smaller little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil could make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.