Use listing coloring pages and something of such crayon methods for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the image better to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it’s 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 little small note which is concerning the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment with a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub these with your thumb.
This works well the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the picture.
The oil could make the photo almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.