Use print coloring pages and one of those crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace in 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 almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it’s an incredible extension in 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 sheet of paper that’s concerning the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture with 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 create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub all of them with your thumb.
This is successful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the picture.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be because of the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.