Use use coloring pages then one of these crayon methods for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
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 a lot 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 image with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the photo simpler to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it’s an excellent extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny sheet of paper that is regarding the sized 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 image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture having 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 produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which rub all of them with your thumb.
This is successful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat through 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 within the back of the image.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to review and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.