Use print coloring pages then one of those crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and also the picture will glow through.
Color a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines can make the image easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it’s an incredible extension with the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny sheet of paper which is concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment using 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 then rub these with your thumb.
This is useful the use of 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 photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny 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 little amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.