Use listing coloring pages and one of these crayon techniques for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush over 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 image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension of the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny small note that is certainly in regards to the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment which has a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and after that rub them your thumb.
This is effective if you are using 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students may be given the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.