Use listing coloring pages then one of the crayon processes for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
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 almost all 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 photo with numerous colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is a fantastic extension in 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 small notepad which is about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment with a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which 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 picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.