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>Bunki Kramer wrote:
>> I'm interested in chatting with anyone out there who has done repousse in
>> their mid. school/high school art classroom. I've done it in the eons
>> and I'd like to share techniques and maybe get some new ideas about the
>> subject. Also....can anyone share some super book resources about
>> I would greatly appreciate any help. Thanks......
>> Bunki Kramer - Los Cerros Middle School
>> 968 Blemer Rd., Danville, California 94526
> Hi Bunki & all,
> I've done repousse with my 7th graders and they have really enjoyed it.
>I've used animals as the theme and put emphasis on texture for the
>Using a variety of tools they experiment on different textures they can
>on tooling copper. They choose a texture that will create a background
>will be appropriate for the animal. The students get nice contrast between
>smooth puffed out animal and the textured background. We antique the
>background with india ink. Sometimes there is trouble getting it to stick
>(even after roughing up the surface and washing it off) but generally it
>the job. The final piece is finished with a coat of acrylic spray and
>on black tagboard.
>As far as the Roseart supplies go--yuck. I feel the quality is poor- dry
>fast and poor color.