Use print out coloring pages and something of the crayon processes for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the picture easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension in 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 small small note that is concerning the height and width of 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 photo.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having 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 these with your thumb.
This is effective the use of 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 small part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage them to check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.