Use print out coloring pages and one of the crayon methods for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush within 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 a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines can make the image easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is an excellent extension with the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny piece of paper that’s about the sized 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 image.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment with a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and then rub them your thumb.
This is effective if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
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 in the back of the photo.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students can be in the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.