Use print coloring pages and one of such crayon methods for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon. Thick lines work most effectively. Brush on 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 in the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon. Paint the image with a variety of colors. The crayon lines can make the photo easier to paint. They will eradicate edges bleeding into one another.
This is not a resist but it's a fantastic extension from 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 little notepad which is in regards to the height and width of a matchbox. Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper. Turn the paper over and using your thumb rub the crayon on to the image. This generates 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 produce 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 picture then rub these with your thumb.
This is useful if you are using 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 image thickly with crayon. If possible use a smaller bit of cotton wool or cloth to polish the picture. Heat from the friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect. Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball. Gently rub the oil in the back of the picture. The oil could make the image almost transparent. Students might be given the oil soaked balls inside a paint tray. Encourage these to check out and within the picture to spread the oil. Hang the picture in the classroom window to create a stained glass effect.See other articles below: