Use use coloring pages then one of these crayon techniques for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush over 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 in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with numerous colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s an excellent extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small piece of paper that is about the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the picture which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment which has a piece 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 your thumb.
This works well if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students might be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to look at and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.