Use print coloring pages the other of these crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace on 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 and the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the image easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s an excellent extension of the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little piece of paper that is about the sized 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 picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment using a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image then rub them your thumb.
This is useful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to create a stained glass effect.