Use use coloring pages and one of the crayon techniques for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo much easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible 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 small small note that’s regarding the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment having a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and after that rub these with your thumb.
This is successful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the image.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these to check out and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.