Use print out coloring pages and something of these crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color a lot 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 photo with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture simpler to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension from the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny small note that is certainly regarding the size 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 photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment using 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 your thumb.
This is effective if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these phones go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.