Use print out coloring pages and one of the crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace within 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 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 on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with numerous colors.
The crayon lines is likely to make the picture better to paint.
They will minimize edges bleeding into each other.
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 add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad that is in regards to 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 photo.
This generates 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 create interesting patterns. Experiment with a little bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo then rub them your thumb.
This works well 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 photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat through the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a tiny amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the image.
The oil will make the photo almost transparent.
Students can be due to the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to review and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture inside a classroom window to make a stained glass effect.