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Far Out Scenery
by Cindy Groom Harry

Create your own space scene with a really 'far out' technique. Crayons, paint and stencils are all you need for this glowing design.

Far Out Scenery

You will need:

  • 8 1/2" x 11" White, heavy weight poster board
  • 8 1/2" x 11" Yellow paper
  • Soybean crayons
  • Space Stencil
  • Blue acrylic paint
  • Decorative scissors
  • 4" Black satin 1/8" ribbon
  • Paintbrush
  • Toothpicks
  • 12" Ruler
  • Tacky glue



  1. With different colored crayons, color approximately 1" square spaces on the poster board until it is completely covered. Paint over the entire surface of the crayon colored board with the blue paint. Let dry, then apply a second coat.
  2. With a pencil and ruler, mark 1/2" line from the outside edges of the posterboard paper, then cut with decoratvie edge scissors.
  3. Position stencils over the painted posterboard. Use a toothpick to scrape away paint. 'etching' your design.
  4. Glue completed design to center of the yellow paper. Make a loop with the ribbon then glue ends in the center at the back of you picture.

Prang FunPro™ Crayons; Delta Ceramcoat® Acrylic Paint; Fiskars® Paper Edgers, 12" Ruler and Stencil Activity Book.


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