Use print coloring pages and something of those crayon approaches for your 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 and the picture will glow through.
Color the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with any number of colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an excellent extension with 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 tiny piece of paper that is certainly about the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment using a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub all of them with your thumb.
This is useful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in 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 image.
The oil could make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.