Use listing coloring pages and one of the crayon approaches for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace over 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 within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines can make the picture much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it’s an incredible extension in the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little notepad which is regarding the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment which has a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub them your thumb.
This works well if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the image.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be in the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.