Use listing coloring pages and something of these crayon methods for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush over 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 the majority 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 many colors.
The crayon lines could make the image better to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is 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 little notepad that is certainly regarding the size 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 image.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment using 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 photo and after that rub them your thumb.
This works well if you are using 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.