Use use coloring pages and one of the crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
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 most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with numerous colors.
The crayon lines can make the image easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is a fantastic extension in the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small sheet of paper which is regarding the height and width of 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 image.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the photo using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having 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 and then rub them with your thumb.
This is successful if you utilize 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little bit 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 with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil can make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to create a stained glass effect.