Use print coloring pages and something of such crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint along with 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 in the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines could make the image simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a fantastic extension with the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little small note that’s about the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment with a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and after that rub them your thumb.
This works well the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over 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 photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students might be because of the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.