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WINTER CRAYON RESISTS

Level: Primary, Junior
Grades: K- Gr 5 | Age: 5-11yrs | Written by: Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Andrea is one of the creators of KinderArt.com]
Summary:

Crayon resist is a technique that usually combines crayons and dark paint or ink. Snow scenes can be created using white tempera instead of black.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Draw a winter scene on the paper.
  2. Colour the scene in using crayons.
  3. Make sure the crayon is applied heavily so it will repel the paint.
  4. Leave a few areas free of crayon so that the paint has something the "grab onto".
  5. Apply a thin coat of white tempera paint over the crayon.
  6. The result will look like a snowy day.

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