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Cool 2B Catholic Crayon Batik - 08/12/2012
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Ever since I reviewed Suzy's Crayon Batik and Faux Stained Glass Tutorial , I have wanted to try my hand at Crayon Batik !  I bought a couple cheap t-shirts while my kids sorted through our old crayons, peeling the wrappers and placing them by color in an old muffin tin. We melted the crayons in the oven. That's a strong smell...you will want to open the windows and put on the fan. The muffin tin is also very hot...remind the kids to keep hands away from the metal and the hot wax! We quickly learned that painting with wax takes some patience!  Every few minutes, the wax cools down and gets lumpy and becomes very difficult to paint with.  We would then put the muffin tin back in the oven to re-melt the wax.  We also cleaned the brushes in boiling water to melt the hardened wax. When we were finished painting with the wax, we liked how vibrant the colors were!  The t-shirt at this stage was pretty clumpy with the...

Cool 2B Catholic Crayon Batik



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