Use print out coloring pages and one of these crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace over 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 also the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in 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 is likely to make the photo better to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist yet it’s a fantastic extension in 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 little sheet of paper which is concerning the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment with a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub them your thumb.
This is effective if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students can be given the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.