Use print coloring pages and one of the crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint as well as the picture will glow through.
Color a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the image much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension with 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 little notepad that is concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment using a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub all of them with your thumb.
This is successful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be given the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these to check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.