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1.Review calligraphy (some great sites abound). Have the students do a) =
a lyric of their favorite song or poem written in calligraphic style; b) =
an initial of their name and a picture to compliment it ie: Lucy- L-Leg =
, Cathy -C-Candies etc.
2. Have a color theory or two and have them paint a comic character real =
or imagined using cool colors or analogous colors or monochromatic, etc. =
The last step of movement lines and details made with different size =
sharpies really pulls it together.
3. Have them bring in a photo from a favorite vacation spot of a =
landscape out of a magazine and copy it with water colors.
4. Have them make a cubist still life drawing after studying Braque and =
Picasso and then translate it on the computer. Borrow a guitar from the =
band room and include some odd stuff- newspapers, oranges, teapots wine =
bottles, plastic grapes, etc.
5. Self portraits are always amazing popular. I guess 'cause they are so =
6. draw several different scenes then cut and past a collage. Or draw a =
focus and paste it to a painted background.
and so on and so forth.........Lisa in VA
From: Sharon Hodges <smhodges>
To: Art Ed digest <artsednet.edu>
Date: Sunday, July 11, 1999 4:16 PM
Subject: Project Ideas
Hi, I have been reading many of the messages that are posted. It is =
very interesting to read the variety of postings. I teach in a small =
school (I teach 6th-12th grade art classes). I would love some input on =
some new ideas for projects in drawing and painting?
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From:=20 Sharon Hodges <smhodges&g= t;
To:=20 Art Ed digest <artsednet.edu= >
Date:=20 Sunday, July 11, 1999 4:16 PM
Subject: Project=20 IdeasHi, I have been reading many of = the messages=20 that are posted. It is very interesting to read the variety of = postings. I teach in a small school (I teach 6th-12th grade = art=20 classes). I would love some input on some new ideas for projects in=20 drawing and painting?Shari Hodgessmhodges= FONT>Danbury=20 Texas