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Re: Computer Graphics

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josue m rivera (jmrivera)
Fri, 4 Apr 1997 13:35:59 -0500 (EST)

For more info on the CD issue, try contacting museums and art
institutes. You may already know this but The Chicago Art Institute has
an excellent selection on CD-ROM. I have used it before and have had
great in art history. Good Luck.
J. Rivera

On Wed, 2 Apr 1997, MRS SYBIL CONN wrote:

> -- [ From: sybil conn * EMC.Ver #2.5.3 ] --
> Chris, I am assuming that as a school you are not loaded with money...
> from my experience with Serifs former versions of their drawing,
> publishing and photo manipulating programs, I would say that they offer
> a remarkable package. They are simple enough to use for all your grades.
> Serif is offering brand new versions of all its programs in a package at
> a great price.
> Their address is: Serif, Inc.
> PO Box 803 Nashua, NH 03061 (603) 889-8650 Fax: (603) 889-1127
> Sybil
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> From: "J & C Maher" <mormar>
> Date: Fri, 28 Mar 1997 17:13:03 -0500
> Subject: computer graphics
> Hi everyone,
> I am a first year middle school art teacher. We are in the process of
> building a new school and I have the chance to get 6 computers for my
> classroom. I am interested to know about any software that you would
> recommend. I use Photoshop, Quark, and Illustrator but I think those
> programs may be more involved than I want to get. I will definitely get
> Photoshop but I think there are probably easier (more intuitive)
> programs for drawing, painting and desktop publishing.
> I am also looking for suggestions concerning good art history CD Roms.
> We tend to do lots of research and have found that some encyclopedias
> just don't cut it. I do like Encarta but I am sure that some of the art
> related CDs are better than others. Your input would be appreciated.
> I am also interested in any experiences or opinion about teaching
> computer graphics at this level. I have the 5th and 6th grades every
> day for 10 weeks and 7th and 8th grades for 3 days out of a 6 day
> rotation for 10 weeks. There will only be 6 computers (at best!) and
> computers will be part of a traditional art class that is also gaining
> clay and printmaking capabilities. I may decide to do a different
> subject matter with each grade. Any opinions??????
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
> Chris
> --
> Sybil Conn
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