Use use coloring pages then one of the crayon methods for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
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 any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture better to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension with the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small small note that’s about the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment which has a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub these with your thumb.
This is successful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the picture.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these phones check out and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to create a stained glass effect.