Use use coloring pages the other of the crayon methods for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
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 within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension from 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 little sheet of paper which is about the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the photo having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment which has a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub them with your thumb.
This is successful if you are using 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the picture.
The oil is likely to make the photo almost transparent.
Students can be given the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.