Use print out coloring pages and something of such crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint as well as 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 within the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it’s an excellent extension with the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny sheet of paper that is certainly concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment having 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 picture and after that rub them with your thumb.
This is effective if you use 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 picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the photo.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.