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Lesson Plans


Re: book illustration and creation

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The Austin's (whest177)
Wed, 1 Dec 1999 17:50:04 -0600


I have the kids marble paper and use these for book covers. Then they do a
little drawing, we mat it on black paper, and glue these on the front. Very
classy looking!
Michal

> I have made books with my students before and they turned out very nice.
> I'll try to explain here: each student got 2 pieces of either posterboard
> or matboard, (mine were 6 1/2"x 5") they chose the color of construction
> paper they wanted, i had precut pieces 6"x8", 2 each.
> They glued (rubber cement is best but glue sticks are ok too.) regular
> elmers has a tendancy to buckle. 6x8 sheets to the boards. then they chose
> another strip (2"x6 1/2") to "bind the front and back covers together. of
> course they do the pages first and bind at the end. with posterboard i
just
> stapled the covers and pages together, but with matboard i provided an end
> page, both front and back, and these were stapled with the other pages
then
> glued to the front and back cover, then the binding strip held them all
> together. they also painted abstract designs on the covers, very nice
> finished. i hope this makes some kind of sense.
> vicki in tn!
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