Use print out coloring pages then one of the crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush on 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 over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it’s an incredible 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 that’s about the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on 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 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 piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and then rub them with your thumb.
This is successful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates 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 image.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be given the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to review and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to create a stained glass effect.