Use print coloring pages and one of these crayon methods for your 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 along with the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture better to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is an excellent extension in 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 concerning the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment using a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and after that rub all of them with your thumb.
This is useful if you are using 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 tiny bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in 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 photo.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.