Use use coloring pages then one 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 and also the picture will glow through.
Color most 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 numerous colors.
The crayon lines can make the image easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it’s an excellent extension of the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller small note that is about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the photo with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment with a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub these with your thumb.
This is successful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the picture.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be because of the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these phones go over and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.