Use print out coloring pages then one of the crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush in 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 a lot 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 photo with many colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it’s a great extension with the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small sheet of paper that’s about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the photo having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment having a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub them your thumb.
This is successful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on 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 image.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to your cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students might be in the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.