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Re: WHen one project looks very different from everyone elses!!!!


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Feb 27 2004 - 06:33:37 PST

        Fantastic stories that tell of the power of individual
creativity in art.
                As it should be, Thank You, Woody in KC
I always told my students to never be afraid to break the
rules in art, especially when they had a better idea. Yes,
they need permission to break the rules, Thank you. wrote:

> ONE KID was just depressed as heck because he wanted to put turtles in
> his (NO PENGUINS!) and make his a lake, There went my reflections on
> snow part for him, but I could see his passion for his idea, so I let
> him do it. His collage is fabulous. First of all, his water and his
> sky are darker and more twilight looking than any of the others. He cut
> out a lot of canoes and lined them up in two rows across the page,
> staggered like bricks. Now he is cutting out two turtles per canoe,
> with shells, heads and turtle arms, all paddling their canoes in the
> twilight. OMG. What if I had insisted that he MUST make penguins??????

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