Use listing coloring pages the other of such crayon approaches for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace on 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 also the picture will glow through.
Color most of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines can make the image simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist however it is a great extension with 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 smaller small note that is certainly about the sized 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 image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment using a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to make a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image and then rub them with your thumb.
This is useful if you utilize 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 photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the photo.
The oil could make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be given the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these to check out and on the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.