Use use coloring pages and something of those crayon processes for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and 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 in the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with many colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image simpler to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it’s a fantastic extension of the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small small note that is certainly about the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This results in 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 produce interesting patterns. Experiment using a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub them with your thumb.
This is successful if you use 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 photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the photo.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these phones go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.