Use print out coloring pages and one of these crayon processes for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace within the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines work most effectively.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color a lot of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the photo with numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture simpler to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist yet it’s a fantastic extension with the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a small small note that is about the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly onto the paper.
Turn the paper over and taking advantage of your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This generates a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment using a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub them with your thumb.
This is effective the use of different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller part of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the photo.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students could be due to the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in the classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.