Use use coloring pages then one of these crayon methods for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint along with 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 any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo better to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s an excellent extension of the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller sheet of paper which is in regards to 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 photo.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment which has a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and after that rub them with your thumb.
This is effective 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 tiny part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the photo almost transparent.
Students can be because of the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to check out and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image inside a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.