Use print coloring pages and one of these crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in 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 most 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 image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo better to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s an incredible extension with the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little sheet of paper that is in regards to the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create 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 after that rub them your thumb.
This works well if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the picture.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students could be because of the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.