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Re: Sketchbook ideas wanted

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Linda Kelty (lckelty)
Thu, 22 Jul 1999 17:53:01 -0400

Wow Linda, I'm moving the 14th!! Coincidence or psychic link? <G>
Sketchbook ideas below:
Creative thinking:
the wind, sadness, happiness (other emotions represented with symbols,
colors, etc.
Collections of objects:
toys, books (opened, closed, stacked), kitchen utensils, art materials,
contrasting texture items, knick-knack collections, crumpled paper bags,
still lifes of fruit or vegetables, clothing hung from hooks or chair backs,
assorted balls, a collection of cans from the pantry or shampoo bottles from
the shower. Stacks of shoes. Old hats. Spools of thread.
Fantasy art:
mythological interpretations, invented creatures from actual live creatures,
fables and fairy tales.
Story illustrations:
for stories they've read or written. to redo those they don't like, or to
emulate or reinterpret those they do like.
Portraiture. Figures. Animals. Transportation forms. Functional object
design, such as the bookbag or windsuit they'd like to have. Lautrec of the
90's poster designs for an event they are involved in. Formulate and idea
and work it out on paper for a new...
Hope this helps. Linda K.
-----Original Message-----
From: lindacharlie <lindacharlie>
To: ArtsEdNet <>
Date: Thursday, July 22, 1999 5:04 AM
Subject: Sketchbook ideas wanted

>I know the subject of sketchbooks was discussed a short time ago and I
>would like to try them this year, having the kids make their sketchbooks
>as a first project. I'm hoping all of you can help me compile a long
>list of sketchbook assignments by sending me your wonderful ideas. My
>kids are all elementary, but if you want to send MS/HS ideas, I'll
>compile that list too...will post all to the list when done.
>One small wrinkle - I'm moving and will be offline for about a week
>beginning August 10th, so if you can get those to me before then we can
>all have the entirety before school starts! Thanks everyone!
>Linda in Michigan