Use print coloring pages and something of these crayon methods for the 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 as well as the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
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 incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny sheet of paper that’s regarding the size of 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 image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub them with your thumb.
This works well the use of 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 picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to 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 might be due to the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these phones go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.