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Lesson Plans

Re: Used crayons

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John & Sandra Barrick (astroboy)
Mon, 12 Oct 1998 09:48:46 -0400

My Painting instructor in college used that medium(except bees wax
and pigments). Years later he became the chairman of the painting
dept. His stuff was sorta like Jasper Johns'. He is Welsh.

MrsSpyboy wrote:
> I have a great idea for recycling those small broken crayons! I used to use
> them for encaustic painting! The kids loved it! I would melt the crayons and
> allow the children to use old paintbrushes to paint the wax on small pieces of
> scrap wood. They built the wax up layer upon layer and make lovely sculpted
> paintings they were proud of! They are so unique that it inspires the
> students to the point that they don't want to stop! LOL!