Use print coloring pages then one of those crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and also the picture will glow through.
Color almost all 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 picture with numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it’s a great extension from 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 piece of paper that’s concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the picture having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment using 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 image and after that rub all of them with your thumb.
This is successful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the picture.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be in the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to make a stained glass effect.