Use use coloring pages the other of these crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush over 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 most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within 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 can make the image better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension from the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small sheet of paper that is about the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
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 create interesting patterns. Experiment with a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub these with your thumb.
This is useful the use of 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these phones review and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.