Use use coloring pages then one of these crayon methods for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush on 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 in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture simpler to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it’s an incredible extension with 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 piece of paper that is certainly in regards to the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment using a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture then rub all of them with your thumb.
This works well if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be because of the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these to review and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to make a stained glass effect.