Use use coloring pages the other of these crayon techniques for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture simpler to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it’s an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad which is regarding the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment with a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub all of them with your thumb.
This is effective if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students could be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to check out and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.