Use use coloring pages the other of those crayon processes for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush in 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 over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it’s a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little piece of paper that’s regarding the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on 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 place of the photo with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit 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 with your thumb.
This works well if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to review and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.