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Lesson Plans

Re: drawing still life

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Thu, 21 Aug 1997 09:29:49 -0700 (PDT)

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Just like Ruth, I also use the art of Audrey Flack
to inspire my high school students. After reading about
her and discussing her work, we focus on her Vanitas
series. Students select a social or personal issue that
they wish to explore through still life drawing. They
collect items from home, from my classroom, even pictures
of some items and create a still life on paper. This year
I hope to use the scanner and digital camera to assist
students in arranging the still life on the computer and
then using the print out as a visual guide for their

Audrey Gorman
Colerain High School
Cincinnati, OHIO

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