Use print coloring pages the other of the crayon methods for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush in 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 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 image with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the image easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it is a fantastic extension from the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller piece of paper that is in regards to the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the image using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub these with your thumb.
This is successful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to create a stained glass effect.