Use print coloring pages then one of the crayon methods for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace within 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 over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with numerous colors.
The crayon lines will make the image easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little piece of paper that is in regards to 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 photo.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the photo using 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 produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image then rub these with your thumb.
This is effective if you utilize 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces 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 picture.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.