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Re: teaching pencil shading-m.s.

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Occasm_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Fri Aug 22 2003 - 20:42:24 PDT


I seem to think value is very important too. That's why I'm sort of adapting
a lesson from A&A. I'm currently working on a value triptych where students in
7th first do a pencil value mountain range using simple shapes with lighter
values in the distance. No gradations just solid shapes of value. Then I
thought of translating this into another panel using tints and shades of one color.
Then a final panel using pen and ink hatching and patterns to create values.
They then get mounted in a horizontal strip.
    Any thoughts on this?

mike sacco
p.j. gelinas jhs
setauket, ny

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