Use listing coloring pages and one of those crayon approaches for your following 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 almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with many colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it’s a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small sheet of paper that’s in regards to the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the picture having 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 and after that rub them with your thumb.
This is effective the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the picture.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students could be in the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.