One of my most successful projects is where I have students research
the works of other master photographers and then come up with their
own interpretation to photograph. For me the reference gives simply
gives students a starting point that's all.
> I'm about to begin my first year teaching high school art, though
I'm a seasoned teacher in >other fine arts courses. My colleagues
insist that no copying ever be allowed, for any >reason. While I
understand the importance of the students learning to develop
confidence in >their own creativity.
(for some strange reason, I keep getting my replies blocked maybe this