Use print coloring pages the other of those crayon approaches 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 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 in the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image simpler to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller piece of paper that is about the size 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 picture.
This generates 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 create interesting patterns. Experiment which has a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and then rub them your thumb.
This is successful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the picture.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be given the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these to check out and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to make a stained glass effect.