Dogwood Tree Facts Everything You Need to Know

Dogwood Tree Coloring Pages - Blossoming Dogwood Tree

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Use listing coloring pages and something of these crayon techniques for the following classroom art lesson.

RESIST TECHNIQUES

Variation 1:

Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and also the picture will glow through.

Variation 2:

Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.

Variation 3:

Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.

Variation 4:

This is not a resist but it is a fantastic extension in the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.

RUBBING TECHNIQUES

Variation 1:

Rip off a small notepad that’s regarding the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.

Variation 2:

Color a place of the photo having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit of blank paper first.

Variation 3:

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 is effective if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.

TRANSPARENT TECHNIQUE

Go within the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to review and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.