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Re: need some creative suggestions.....

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Lauretta A. Hendricks-Backus (lhb.edu)
Wed, 19 Aug 1998 05:09:18 -0500


Bunki,

Where does one get Styrofoam heads?

Retta

At 09:53 PM 8/17/98 -0700, you wrote:
>In a moment of sheer lunacy or whimsy (I don't know which), I bought 36
>life-sized styrofoam heads with necks for my advanced 8th grade art class.
>My first intention was for them to make full head masks with paper mache,
>building up with lots of celluclay for exaggerated features, etc. If I did
>it in paper mache, then we could cut them up and around the sides, remove,
>and have the heads saved for another class to use. My interest has waned on
>that idea. A friend of mine suggested he would have them cut up the heads
>(gasp!) and have them do Picasso heads with pieces placed out of whack.
>Another friend suggested she would make face masks with hats attached.
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>Does anyone have any creative solutions to using these heads in a novel way
>(other than taking 'em back to the store)? What would YOU do? Thanks for
>ANY suggestions!!!
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>Here I sit...brainless but NOT headless......Bunki
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>Bunki Kramer - Los Cerros Middle School
>968 Blemer Rd., Danville, California 94526
>bkramer.ca.us
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