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Re: Greeting card "workshop"


From: artappeal (artappeal_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Dec 10 2002 - 17:38:36 PST

I'm on a roll, I loooove to make cards! How about spatter painting over
stencils, using toothbrushes dipped in watered down tempera. Oh! and simple
fabric collages make interesting cards. I've seen some beautiful ones for
sale in craft stores.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jenna Freck" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2002 2:14 PM
Subject: Greeting card "workshop"

> Hi everyone,
> I'm preparing to do an activity with a kindergarten class (20 kids) and a
> fourth grade class (32 kids), first talking about greeting cards as an art
> form and having the kids make their own in class. Does anyone have any
> suggestions or ideas on a process, (I'm thinking of doing the shaving
> marbling as one) that is interesting and age appropriate, or has worked
> you in the past? We'll be focusing on the various holiday themes. Thanks
> for all of your help!!
> Jenna in Alameda
> P.s. Thanks so much for all of the input about the Crayola wet-set clay!!
> The pinch pots turned out great, it was a good project for that medium,
> a great way to use up the rest of my supply...on to better clays now!
> ---