> In a message dated 10/7/2001 11:45:02 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> << I have a big roll of brown craft paper and I cut it into
> varying sizes, >>
> I have done this, but before using the brown kraft paper, we scrunched
> several times, then smoothed it and painted it with thinned brown tempera.
> Gives it a great bark look.
We just did a simulated Amate paper project, too. We crumpled the brown
craft paper, soaked in water, squeezed, opened/flattened, and allowed it to
dry. After it dried and before we drew and painted on it, we lightly rubbed
the side of a peeled black crayon over the surface to pick up the texture of