Use use coloring pages and something of those crayon methods for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work 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 almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with numerous colors.
The crayon lines will make the image much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s 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 tiny sheet of paper that is certainly concerning the size 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 picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the image which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment with a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and after that rub all of them with your thumb.
This works well if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the image.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to make a stained glass effect.