Use use coloring pages and one of the crayon processes for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint along with the picture will glow through.
Color a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with many colors.
The crayon lines could make the image better to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller piece of paper that is in regards to the size 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 picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo using 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 generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and then rub them with your thumb.
This is effective if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students might be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to look at and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.