Use listing coloring pages and something of the crayon techniques for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush in 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 the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the image much easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension with the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small sheet of paper that’s in regards to 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 picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the photo using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image then rub these with your thumb.
This is effective if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small 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 to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.