Use use coloring pages and one of these crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush over 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 in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture much easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small small note that’s about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment with a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and after that rub them your thumb.
This is successful the use of 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 photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
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 on the back of the picture.
The oil could make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.