Use listing coloring pages then one of the crayon methods for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and also 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 within the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture much easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension from 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 little piece of paper which is about the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create 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 image after which rub these with your thumb.
This is effective the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny piece 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 small amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.