Use listing coloring pages then one of such crayon processes for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in 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 also the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension of 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 notepad which is regarding the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment using a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub all of them with your thumb.
This works well if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the picture.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students can be in the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.