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Re: Greeting card "workshop"


From: artappeal (artappeal_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Dec 10 2002 - 17:29:23 PST

I found a cool, easy, and inexpensive way to make puffy white paint for
snow. Mix together equal parts of shaving cream and white glue. It is a
frosting consistency that can be painted on paper to create a snow scene.
It dries puffy, hard, and white. I sprinkled on clear glitter while it was
still wet, and it looks almost like real snow. Pretty! I'm not sure how
permanent it is, but it looks nice for the short term.


----- 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!
> ---