Use listing coloring pages then one of those crayon techniques for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush within 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 a lot 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 image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the photo much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little small note that is in regards to the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region 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 part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and after that rub all of them with your thumb.
This is effective the use of 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 picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be in the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.