Use print out coloring pages and one of these crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
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 almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small piece of paper which is concerning the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment which has a part 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 them your thumb.
This is useful if you are using 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 smaller little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to review and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.