Fantastical Leaves with Wax Resist. Monday, July 11 @ 3:30 PM.

FUN WITH ART– Exploring the Nature Through the Arts. Zoom Art series for children, tweens, teens, their families, and adults age 99+. Hosted by Brewster Public Library. Scroll down for the list of materials for Fantastical Leaves art workshop.

The program will continue (through zoom) in August 8, 15, 22, 29 and will end in September (Saturday, TBD) with an in-person art session on Brewster Library site (painting composition on large canvases for the display at Brewster Library).

Monday, July 11 at 3:30 PM
Fantastical Leaves with Wax Resist! *

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  • Wax crayons in a variety of colors
  • watercolor or water-based paint
  • sturdy paper
  • large brush
  • container of water
  • paper towel (few pieces


  • Small cups or plate for color mixing
  • Table salt
  • Newspaper or table covering (optional but recommended)

Participants will create atmospheric drawings of a variety of leaves using a crayon wax resist technique. Color mixing will be introduced with both crayons and paint, and the basic structure of different varieties of leaves will be explored. It is suggested that participants bring a few leaves in from their neighborhood or any surrounding environment if possible. After learning a few different ways to create leaves, participants will be encouraged to explore their creativity by mixing and matching patterns, styles and colors to make their own fantasy foliage.