Use print out coloring pages and something of such crayon techniques for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
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 the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety 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 but it is an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little piece of paper that is in regards to the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region 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 piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub them your thumb.
This is successful if you are using 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from your 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 on the back of the photo.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these to look at and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.