Use use coloring pages and something of these crayon techniques for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush in 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 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 picture with any number of colors.
The crayon lines will make the image easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is an incredible extension of the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller small note which is regarding the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and utilizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the photo.
This creates 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 using a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and after that rub them your thumb.
This is useful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny little bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in 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 image.
The oil can make the image almost transparent.
Students may be in the oil soaked balls in the paint tray.
Encourage these to go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the image in the classroom window to make a stained glass effect.