Use use coloring pages then one of the crayon approaches for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform 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 a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the image much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is an excellent extension in the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little notepad that’s regarding the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment having 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 and then rub them with your thumb.
This is effective if you use 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 little little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students can be because of the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to make a stained glass effect.