Use print coloring pages and something of these crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace over 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 most 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 image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the 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 tiny sheet of paper that’s regarding the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto 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 location of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment using 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 then rub them your thumb.
This is useful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil could make the image almost transparent.
Students can be given the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these phones review and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.