Use print out coloring pages then one of these crayon approaches for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush over 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 most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo better to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension of the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller piece of paper that is concerning the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the image using 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 create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which rub them your thumb.
This is successful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small little 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 little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students could be in the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones look at and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.