Use print out coloring pages then one of these crayon processes for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
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 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 a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the photo much easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist however it is an excellent 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 notepad that is in regards to the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the picture having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and after that rub these with your thumb.
This is useful if you use 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the photo.
The oil is likely to make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be in the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to check out and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to create a stained glass effect.