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Re: colored pencils

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From: Donald C. Arcement (arcement_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Jul 12 2002 - 19:33:36 PDT


I just remembered what I read about using the "grinddy" pencil sharpeners.
It seems that they (the pencils) will gum-up your pencil sharpener, and you
will periodically have to clean them. I've never had the problem, myself,
but this is what I have read.

Idus

----- Original Message -----
From: Donald C. Arcement <arcement@datastar.net>
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
Sent: Friday, July 12, 2002 9:10 PM
Subject: Re: colored pencils

> I have found that there are some very fine pencil sharpeners that already
> have a cover on them. I don't think they cost too much, because I don't
> hand the sharpeners out to everyone, not more than two to a table and I
have
> even been known to have the students sign-out certain art supplies in an
> effort to keep better track of the supplies. I count the supplies before
> they leave (while they are cleaning-up) and make sure I have the same
amount
> that I started with. This method helps me to be sure that my better art
> supplies do not get stolen. I inform the students that this method helps
me
> because supplies are so expensive... they know what I mean ! The students
> have been very good about getting things returned with this method.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Idus Arcement
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: linda eastman <lindacharlie@wwnet.net>
> To: ArtsEdNet Talk <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
> Sent: Friday, July 12, 2002 5:54 AM
> Subject: Re: colored pencils
>
>
> > on 7/13/02 3:08 AM, Deborah Gilbert at dngart1@earthlink.net wrote:
> >
> > > I'm curious about why
> > > the kids should never put colored pencils in the grindy sharpeners.
> >
> > i have always sharpened my prismacolors in the "grindy sharpener"
because
> i
> > do it carefully. when the kids do it the pencils come out in shreds.
> thanks
> > to the member who gave me a clue about the little metal sharpeners and
> > yogurt cups! one less annoying little task for me to do.
> >
> > linda in michigan
> >
> >
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