Use listing coloring pages and one of these crayon methods for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
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 in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the picture much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is an excellent extension from the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny piece of paper that is concerning the sized 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 photo.
This results in 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 produce interesting patterns. Experiment with a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub them with your thumb.
This is useful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these to look at and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to create a stained glass effect.