Use print out coloring pages and something of those crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
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 almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the image much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist yet it’s an excellent extension in the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad which is regarding the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo with 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 generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub them with your thumb.
This is effective if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the picture.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students might be given the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.