Use print coloring pages and something of such crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush in 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 most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension of 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 tiny sheet of paper that is regarding the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment using a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub them your thumb.
This is effective the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the image.
The oil can make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be in the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to review and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.