Use listing coloring pages then one of such crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work 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 most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with any number of colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture better to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it’s a fantastic extension of the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little piece of paper that is about the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the image which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which rub these with your thumb.
This is useful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the picture 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 picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates 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 can make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be because of the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.