Use print out coloring pages and something of such crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush within 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 over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with many colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension from the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad that’s about the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the image which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment which has a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and then rub these with your thumb.
This is successful if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in 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 image.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil could make the photo almost transparent.
Students can be because of the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones check out and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.