Use print coloring pages and something of such crayon methods for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
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 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 numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the image better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension from the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller small note which is regarding the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment with a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub all of them with your thumb.
This is effective if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil can make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.