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Re: teaching pencil shading-m.s.


From: Becky Thornton (artswim_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Aug 22 2003 - 22:01:15 PDT

Alix Peshette writes:

> Hi,
> I taught shading/value with a project called "SuperBucks." Using paper
> 18"x71/2 inches, the kids designed a piece of original currency. They had
> to include blended shading (5-step), hatching, cross-hatching, scribble
> shading and pointillism. There had to be a continuous border (I taught how
> to do 3-D ribbon borders), a motto, a portrait (here's where anime can be
> used) and a denomination. This was all done in pencil
Dear Alix,
This sounds great! Really appealing!
I think the kids would like it and it meets so many objectives at one
time...Got any pics?

Becky T