Use print coloring pages and one of those crayon methods for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush on 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 almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines could make the image simpler to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it is a fantastic extension from 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 notepad that is certainly about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture with 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 make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub all of them with your thumb.
This is successful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones look at and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.