Use print coloring pages then one of those crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
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 almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw in the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the picture simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist yet it’s an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little small note that is concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment with a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to create a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and then rub them 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 photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students could be in the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.