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[teacherartexchange] seeking drawing and writing warm ups

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From: Sears, Ellen (ELLEN.SEARS_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Feb 03 2010 - 12:38:23 PST


Not drawing per se - but art/writing warm-ups

I use prints and have students write a story - 'this is a snapshot -
what happened before, what happened after"...
Become part of the action - write from a subject's point of view.

Dialog from a scene...
Respond to art - poetry... (ekphrastic)

Study an object and describe - specific

Directions on process -

Compare and contrast two pieces.

Brainstorm a list of adjectives...

Depending on the print... list action verbs - example - strumming,
twirling, stomping, strumming.... Benton's Sources of Country Music...

Cassatt's The Letter - write the letter...

Letter to the editor - importance of art, support the arts

Op ed - why we need art...

PSA -
Advertising...

Does this help?
Ellen

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