Use print out coloring pages then one of such crayon techniques for your next 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 a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo better to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it’s a fantastic extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small small note which is about the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment which has a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub these with your thumb.
This is useful the use of 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 little part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your 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 within the back of the image.
The oil could make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to make a stained glass effect.