Use print coloring pages then one of these crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo better to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little small note that is certainly regarding the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment using a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture then rub all of them with your thumb.
This is successful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be given the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage them to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.