Use use coloring pages and one of such crayon processes for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and 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 within the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist yet it’s an incredible extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small notepad that is concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the image having 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 make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub them with your thumb.
This is useful if you use 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 picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to go over and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.