Use use coloring pages then one of the crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush within 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 most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension from 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 little piece of paper that is in regards to the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the image using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment using a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and after that rub them your thumb.
This is successful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo 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 results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to check out and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.