Use use coloring pages and one of those crayon methods for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within 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 along with the picture will glow through.
Color a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the image much easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension in the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little notepad that is regarding 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 location of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment which has a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub these with your thumb.
This works well if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the image.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.