Grade: Elementary
Subject: Art

#698. Scratch Art

Art, level: Elementary
Posted Thu Nov 12 15:06:37 PST 1998 by Danielle (
St. Mary's Star of Sea, Boston,Ma
Materials Required: White paper, crayons, black tempera paint, hand soap
Activity Time: 2 sessions 1/2 hr each

First take white paper and color very heavily over it. Use any pattern or design you want. Then paint with black paint mixed with small amount of soap over entire page. Let dry(overnight) Use a sharp object(paperclips work great) and "Scratch" out a drawing. All the colors come through, the key is to color heavily