Use print coloring pages and one of these crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the image easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist yet it’s an incredible extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny sheet of paper that is concerning the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment with a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub these with your thumb.
This is successful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be in the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to go over and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.