Use print out coloring pages then one of those crayon approaches for the following classroom art lesson.
Trace in the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint as well as the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within 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 is likely to make the picture better to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into the other person.
This is not a resist yet it’s a great extension in 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 tiny small note which is 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 creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the image after which rub all of 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 picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny part 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 tiny amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil in the back of the picture.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students could be because of the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these to review and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a very classroom window to create a stained glass effect.