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On Tue, 19 Jan 1999, Bunki Kramer wrote:
> >I am looking for a good resource to be used in the classroom , color
> >reproductions and information... about Oaxacan Wood Carvings. What's out
> >Thanks, Denise
> Hi....There is a great book called Oaxacan Wood Carvings...The Magic In the
> Trees...with great color photos. I took the book to Kinko's and they were
> able to make 6 color copies ENLARGED for me. I took the book back a second
> time and they copied 3 more for me. I have 9 G-R-E-A-T color prints for my
> classroom (all about 11x17" each). They cost me $1.98 each but worth it.
> We're doing Oaxacan animals in my middle school artroom at the moment. I
> use 2-3 boxes of BITS O' WOOD from NASCO. We use white glue. Use masking
> tape to hold together until glue dries. Paint with tempera. The above
> mentioned color photo prints are a great resource for patterns and colors
> to use. I've gotten some gorgeous stuff in the past. This project is
> l-o-n-g. I've tried it with younger kids using thick sticks as the base. We
> washed the sticks and then painted them as animals with many patterns and
> colors. Again...great finished projects. Older kids could actually carve
> the sticks with paring knives...not that hard to do.
> Bunki Kramer - Los Cerros Middle School
> 968 Blemer Rd., Danville, California 94526