Use listing coloring pages and something of these crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush in 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 on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines could make the image better to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into each other.
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 include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny small note that is about the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment which has a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture then rub them your thumb.
This is effective if you use 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 photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to check out and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.