Use print coloring pages and something of such crayon techniques for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work best.
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 the majority of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the image simpler to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is a great extension from the previous activities.
Paint the photo with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to incorporate detail and depth of color.
Rip off a smaller piece of paper which is regarding the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a place of the photo with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having 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 then rub them with your thumb.
This is successful if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the photo 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 image.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and results in a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the photo.
The oil could make the photo almost transparent.
Students might be given the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones go over and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.