Use print out coloring pages and something of these crayon methods for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
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 the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on 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 could make the picture much easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a fantastic extension in 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 smaller notepad which is concerning the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment using a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub them your thumb.
This works well if you are using 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 smaller bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.