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Use use coloring pages then one of those crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.

RESIST TECHNIQUES

Variation 1:

Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and also the picture will glow through.

Variation 2:

Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.

Variation 3:

Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo simpler to paint.

They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other.

Variation 4:

This is not a resist but it is an excellent extension from the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.

RUBBING TECHNIQUES

Variation 1:

Rip off a little piece of paper that is certainly regarding the height and width 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 produces a very soft smooth effect.

Variation 2:

Color a region of the image which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment with a bit of blank paper first.

Variation 3:

Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub all of them with your thumb.

This is useful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.

TRANSPARENT TECHNIQUE

Go on the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from 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 on the back of the image.
The oil could make the photo almost transparent.
Students might be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.

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