Use print coloring pages then one of these crayon processes for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace over the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform most optimally.
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 on the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with numerous colors.
The crayon lines could make the picture much easier to paint.
They will stop edges bleeding into each other.
This is not a resist but it is an excellent extension in the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to provide detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny sheet of paper which is about the size a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on top of the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This results in a very soft smooth effect.
Color an area of the picture which has a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can make interesting patterns. Experiment using a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the photo and then rub all of them with your thumb.
This is effective if you utilize different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the picture with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the picture thickly with crayon.
If possible use a small piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and produces a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil with a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil will make the picture almost transparent.
Students can be because of the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage these phones look at and within the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the picture in a classroom window to create a stained glass effect.