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Re: [teacherartexchange] TICA


From: Patz Fowle (patzfowle_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Apr 22 2008 - 09:30:20 PDT

Hi Lucinda,
Thanks for sharing; it is just what I needed to hear.
It sounds like you do your own thing for the studio
week. I think it will be good old PB and J for me,
forget about cooking. I can hardly wait to go and
experience it all. Ahhh...the Art!
Patz Fowle

--- Lucinda Shinn <> wrote:

> Sorry, I deleted your questions about TICA. I spent
> the 2nd week at TICA. I learned so much, and it was
> really fun. The second week, they have a studio and
> a model, so you can paint...but I acted like a
> tourist. They kept us busy the first week, but
> enjoyable. I had never been to Chicago so the
> second week instead of painting, I took my sketch
> book and pencils and visited the aquarium, Natural
> History Museum, and Navy Pier. Downtown Chicago is
> safe during the day, but at night we went in groups.
> It's probably safe at night, but I'm from a small
> town in Oklahoma, so I played it safe.
> The school said if the paints didn't get dry to
> put our address on them and they would mail them to
> us. Mine were dry enough that I rolled them very
> carefully and sent them home. There is a FedEx
> just down the street from the dorm.
> I do remember that the beds are hard, and the
> rooms cold. Sears is close to the dorm, so I bought
> the cheapest foam pad and blanket I could find. Had
> to leave the pad, but it was worth it (I'm getting
> old)
> You get a free pass to the the art museum while you
> are there. I spent all of my lunch hours there.
> Your room has a kitchen, and there is a grocery
> story close by.
> If you have any more questions, just let me know.
> I loved it. Lucinda
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