Use use coloring pages the other of those crayon techniques for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint along with the picture will glow through.
Color most 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 image with many colors.
The crayon lines can make the image easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it is a great extension of 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 smaller small note that is in regards to the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This produces 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 make interesting patterns. Experiment using a 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 then rub them with your thumb.
This is effective if you are using 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 picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be because of the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to review and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to make a stained glass effect.