Use print coloring pages the other of these crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines will make the image easier to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it is an excellent 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 small sheet of paper that’s concerning the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the image.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the image with a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can create interesting patterns. Experiment having a piece of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo after which rub all of them with your thumb.
This is successful if you use different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go in the outline of the picture 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 photo.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a smaller amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil within the back of the image.
The oil can make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be because of the oil soaked balls in a very paint tray.
Encourage them to check out and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in a very classroom window to make a stained glass effect.