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Re: Art Room Open House: Julie


From: Elizabeth Heisey (eheisey_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Jul 26 2004 - 06:53:00 PDT

Julie, I am so envious of your block scheduling! Enjoy it!
Please share a little more about the spray paint drawings...They sound
fantastic. Do you mean the plastic baskets strawberries come in? Is it
Ebony you use over the paint? Is the paint permanent?

> On the 2nd day, I think I'll start with an art project that everyone
> really loved last year.  Going outside and using spray paint, stencil
> letters, cut up strawberry containers and other textures, kids create
> a textured background for a portrait they will draw (on good drawing
> paper) with colored pencils and add this portrait on top of the
> background with 3D O's creating a shadow.  I think this idea came from
> a combination of lessons from this list.  Sorry I can't remember names
> either!