Use listing coloring pages the other of the crayon approaches for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace in 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 also the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image much easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is an excellent extension in the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny small note that’s about the size 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 image.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment which has a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub these with your thumb.
This works well if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these to check out and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to make a stained glass effect.