Use use coloring pages and something of such crayon processes 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 almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines can make the image better to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it’s an excellent extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny small note which is about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image with 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 produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and then rub these with your thumb.
This works well if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a little piece 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 tiny amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the photo.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students may be due to the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a very classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.