Use print coloring pages the other of the crayon processes for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush on 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 the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with many colors.
The crayon lines will make the picture simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little notepad that is about the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment with 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 picture and then rub all of them with your thumb.
This is useful the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go within 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 produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil over the back of the picture.
The oil is likely to make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones check out and over the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in a very classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.