Use use coloring pages then one of the crayon methods for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
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 in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines could make the photo better to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it’s an excellent extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little small note that is certainly concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This results in 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 create interesting patterns. Experiment having 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 after which rub them your thumb.
This works well if you are using 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 photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny part 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 with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the image.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to create a stained glass effect.