Use print coloring pages and something of such crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the picture easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller notepad that is about the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment using a bit 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 these with your thumb.
This is effective if you utilize 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the picture.
The oil is likely to make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to review and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.