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Re: book illustration and creation

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jwells (jwells.us)
Mon, 6 Dec 1999 14:05:25 -0800


Dear Michal:
Thanks for the advice. I really appreciate it.
Janet
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From: The Austin's <whest177>
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <artsednet>
Date: Wednesday, December 01, 1999 4:03 PM
Subject: Re: book illustration and creation

>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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