Use use coloring pages and something of those crayon approaches for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint as well as 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 a variety of colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist but it’s a fantastic extension in 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 small note which is concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area 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 little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub them your thumb.
This is effective 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be in the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these phones review and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.