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Re: Sketchbooks


From: marie-claude (jv_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Jul 17 2001 - 13:11:30 PDT

Karen, I would be glad to get a copy of your work done with
Thank you
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From: "Karen Bernauer" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2001 12:36 PM
Subject: Sketchbooks

> Hey all! Due to all your BRILLIANT suggestions about keeping a
> sketchbook, I ended up writing a decent lesson plan around the keeping of
> a sketchbook. It starts with "time travel" and ends by having them view a
> few sketches from my own sketchbook (via transparancies)so that they have
> a firm understanding of what things like a 'thumbnail'sketch,brainstorming
> sketch and a preparatory sketch looks like (it's also nice to share your
> own work with students, makes you more approachable!). I emphasize the
> idea that a sketchbook is a 'work in progress' not a finished product.
> Finally, I have them practice a few thumbnails while I walk around the
> room to monitor. I would be happy to send anyone interested a copy for
> them to use/modify for their own classrooms. Any suggestions on it would
> also be helpful. I am almost finished with my classroom education and
> getting ready to start my student teaching in the fall. This list and the
> postings I have read have been INVALUABLE and I want to thank each and
> every one of you for inspiring me to keep on keepin on! Have a stellar
> day! Karen
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