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Re: [teacherartexchange] Heather's story


From: Heather Leal (rayleal_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Jul 09 2005 - 16:37:45 PDT

It was a blast- and the tuxedo did a certain feeling of importance to
the critique. Good thing we all knew he loved us, or it could have
been a bit intimidating.
Actually- I was at a thrift store yesterday afternoon (one of my
favorite pastimes) and saw a prom dress that really looked just like
the pink dress that Glinda the good witch wears in Wizard of Oz, I was
joking around with it and my husband suggested I get it and wear it the
first day of school. A couple feet down the rack was another that was
red satin with a bizarrely wild paisley design of black velvet on it-
he said I could wear that the second day- .... It would be an
interesting way to start with my 7th graders.

On Jul 9, 2005, at 3:40 PM, pass Ninteman wrote:

> Heather - A tuxedo?? What a great idea for critiques! What would the
> female equivalent be? A ball gown? hmmmm... Thanks for sharing your
> story,
> Darla in Michigan
>> I had great art teachers in high school- my drawing and painting
>> teacher would wear an old tuxedo and perch on top of a ladder for
>> critiques as he looked at our floor to ceiling critique wall- he
>> was/is a wonderful character.
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