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RE: Pages updated

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From: Ramos, Myriam (MRamos_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Apr 03 2003 - 04:44:54 PST


Go to yahoo groups and under crafts you'll find altered books. They have an
incredible amount of listings.
Myriam

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From: David Meadows [mailto:dmeadows@idirect.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2003 9:58 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: Pages updated

On Wed, 2 Apr 2003 17:43:26 -0600, The Austin's wrote:
>I just added a page on my student's altered books.  What has excited
>me as a teacher is that these book pages are not from my "star"
>students.
>http://www.geocities.com/theartkids/highschool/sculpture/ab_students.
>html .  They are really putting alot of emotion into them.

Okay ... I'm officially interested now (for 'next year' purposes). Can
someone give me an idea of the whole idea behind altered books. Is there a
webpage which goes into depth on history etc. of such things? Has anyone
ever done them at the Middle School level? What sort of books do you start
with, etc.? I've found a pile of websites with really interesting examples,
but I'd like to see more (this is kind of like photoshop without the
photoshop!)

-- 
David Meadows, dmeadows@idirect.com on 04/02/2003
(who, coincidentally, to link with another thread, has figured out how to
'Lichtenstein' in photoshop ... I'm close to 'Lautrecing' as well ... I'll
post a link to a gallery when I'm done)
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