Use use coloring pages the other of these crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace over 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 as well as the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with numerous colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo much easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is 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 little small note that is 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 region of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment using a part 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 them your thumb.
This is successful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students may be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to look at and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.