Use print coloring pages and something of such crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
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 the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo much easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is a fantastic extension with the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller sheet of paper that’s in regards to the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture which has 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 create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and after that rub these with your thumb.
This is successful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the image.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be because of the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to make a stained glass effect.