Use listing coloring pages and one of the crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
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 within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw within the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the image easier to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is a great extension with the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a little small note that’s concerning the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place 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 using a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub them your thumb.
This is effective if you are using 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 image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the picture.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones review and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to create a stained glass effect.