Use print out coloring pages and something of the crayon approaches for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint as well as 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 a variety of colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it is a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny small note that is in regards to the sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a location of the picture with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment using 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 picture after which rub these 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 image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students may be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage them to go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.