Use print coloring pages and one of those crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint as well as the picture will glow through.
Color a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo simpler to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension in 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 small sheet of paper that is certainly concerning the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment using a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which rub them with your thumb.
This is useful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.