Use print out coloring pages the other of those crayon techniques for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint along with the picture will glow through.
Color almost all 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 photo with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an excellent extension of the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little notepad that is in regards to the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment with a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub them 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 part 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 small amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the picture.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students may be given the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a very classroom window to create a stained glass effect.