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Groovy Scratch Art: Clementine Natural Crayons


Remember Scratch Art? Many of us enjoyed revealing the rainbow colors hidden beneath smooth, dark paint.


Simply color (hard!) on a piece of heavyweight paper with Clementine natural crayons until the whole sheet is covered.


Paint a layer of dark blue, black or purple paint over the crayon and let dry.





Unfold a metal paperclip or use a wooden skewer to scrape a design into the dried paint with a crayon layer underneath.


4 comments:

MommyTeacher123 said...

Fun idea!

Dawn Lange said...

I am trying this right now, but the black paint doesn't seem to cover up the colors. Do I just need to be patient and let it dry?

Clementine Art said...

Hi Dawn,

So happy you're giving it a try. Very often, the waxy crayon will 'resist' the water-based paint, so it might need a couple of coats.

If you let it dry in between, even better.

Have fun!

Diana

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