Use print out coloring pages and something of these crayon methods for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with many colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image better to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist however it is an incredible extension in the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small piece of paper that is certainly 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 image.
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 make interesting patterns. Experiment using a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub all of them with your thumb.
This is successful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the picture.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students may be because of the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage them to go over and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.