Use print coloring pages then one of those crayon processes for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace on 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 as well as the picture will glow through.
Color a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over 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 image better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s a fantastic extension of 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 tiny piece of paper which is regarding the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment which has 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 these with your thumb.
This is effective if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within 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 photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be in the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.