Use print out coloring pages then one of those crayon methods for your following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color the majority 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 picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the photo easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension in the previous activities.
Paint the photo 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 sized a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the image which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment which has a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and after that rub them with your thumb.
This is effective if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go on the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the picture.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students may be given the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage these to review and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.