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Re: [teacherartexchange] What is your kind of art?

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From: The Hammond Family (bhammond_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Jul 10 2005 - 07:54:48 PDT


Judy -
Please post a picture of your troll doll when it's finished - we all need to
deal with this strange situation with humor! I can't wait to see what you
come up with.
Belinda in Greensboro
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From: "Joan Dark" <joandark4art@yahoo.com>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
<teacherartexchange@lists.pub.getty.edu>
Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2005 9:57 AM
Subject: [teacherartexchange] What is your kind of art?

> Greetings TeacherArtExchange Members,
>
> I know all of you ignored the Troll's post. But I
> would like to clarify that my cats' names are Ce-Ce,
> Snowball and Nala. They do like to help me do my art,
> but they like working on the computer best. If you
> find any typos - blame that on my cats. They do eat
> Purina cat chow - so he got that one right.
> Nala was an indoor kitty till just a few days
> ago....She has now discovered a whole new world out
> there. She sneaks out every chance she gets... Enough
> about my cats....
>
> More summer reflection.....
>
> All of you have seen my art in the past. I was a
> sculpture major - loved 3-D work best (also had
> crafts' major). I honestly am not that good at drawing
> (and I don't do that much drawing now - for shame!). I
> assemble images now. Collage is my kind of art now...
> and mixed media. Last year, I wanted to make dolls,
> but my modeling skills were a bit rusty and I got
> frustrated. I gave up on making real dolls..... and
> made little flat dolls instead. I gave many of them
> away, but do have a lot of them hanging on my walls.
> Folks told me I should make the little dolls to sell
> in craft shows... but that was never a dream of mine.
> My art is a gift. I will let others make art to sell.
> Art Education is my career - teaching is my art, too.
>
> I am wondering now what my little troll doll might
> look like? I think I need to make one to remember this
> experience. The troll has moved from ugly to quite
> humorous.
>
> The "Getty pond" needs a lot of new creatures now,
> too.
>
> Keep sharing....
>
> Joan
>
> P.S. Here is a hoot! I had a sculpture featured on NBC
> Today Show last September (chuckles)
>
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