Use print out coloring pages then one of the crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
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 most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other person.
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 add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small notepad that’s regarding the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on 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 an area of the picture having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment with a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and after that rub these with your thumb.
This is successful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the photo 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 from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the picture.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to look at and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.