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Lily Kerns wrote:
> My favorite paper sculpture project is to take a sheet of paper
> (construction will work, heavier is better). Have the students cut a
> meandering line into it. They must not cut anything off and the lines
> should stay an absolute minumum of an inch apart. (May want to have them
> draw the line the first time.) Then they twist the long irregular shape
> that results until they get a sculptured shape that looks good from all
> sides. Glue the shape together at the ends only. (Paper clips may help til
> the glue dries). These may stand on a desk or hang from the ceiling. Being
> light weight they move very nicely with air currents.
> Optional: make additional cuts (better if using large sheets).
> Start with a large irregular oval (works better iwith larger paper and keep
> the areas wider apart.)
> Use up watercolor experiments.
> Use duo-colored paper
> Color is interesting, but I still prefer the all white effect of lights and
> shadow--they make great subjects for value drawings.
> My normally blase 7-8 found this almost addictive....
> Lily Kerns CWKerns
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-- john barrick http://home.fuse.net/astroboy Sandra Barrick http://home.fuse.net/astroboy/Sandra.html