Use listing coloring pages and something of those crayon techniques for your next classroom art lesson.
Trace in 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 the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw over the lines with crayon.
Paint the image with a variety of colors.
The crayon lines could make the image easier to paint.
They will eradicate edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist yet it’s an excellent extension from the previous activities.
Paint the image with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to add detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad that is concerning the size of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly on the paper.
Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This creates a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the picture using a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can cause interesting patterns. Experiment using a part of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to produce a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture and after that rub them with your thumb.
This is effective if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the image with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the photo thickly with crayon.
If possible use a smaller bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the image.
Heat in the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and creates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to a cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil will make the image almost transparent.
Students might be due to the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray.
Encourage these phones look at and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo inside a classroom window to produce a stained glass effect.