Use print coloring pages and something of these crayon methods for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo better to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an excellent extension of the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small small note which is concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment using a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and after that rub all of them with your thumb.
This is useful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller piece 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 small amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students can be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to check out and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.