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Re:"Clip Art"

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Bob Beeching (robprod)
Mon, 26 Jul 1999 10:08:00 -0700


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Jacki wrote:

"Does anyone have any good sites they would like to share that offers
free clipart."

"Clip Art" along with "copying" and "tracing," does little to advance a =
student's ability
to become - visually - self-sufficient. When a student says: "How do you =
draw this," one response may be, "Draw what you see." It is true that =
one cannot travel round the world in order to sit in front of a pyramid, =
and in this instance, copying - not tracing - the shape from a =
photograph is appropriate.

An aside:

One summer evening, an adult class student brought her 3 year old son to =
drawing class. When the class went outside to draw trees and building, =
the tot was given paper and marker to do the same. He was told: "Draw =
that tree in front of you." And he did - remarkably well - thought his =
mother.
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Jacki wrote:
 
"Does anyone have any good sites they would like to = share that=20 offers
free clipart."
 
"Clip Art" along with "copying" and "tracing," does = little to=20 advance a student's ability
to become - visually - self-sufficient. When a = student says:=20 "How do you draw this," one response may be, "Draw what you see." It is = true=20 that one cannot travel round the world in order to sit in front of a = pyramid,=20 and in this instance, copying - not tracing - the shape from a = photograph is=20 appropriate.
 
An aside:
 
One summer evening, an adult class student brought = her 3 year=20 old son to drawing class. When the class went outside to draw trees and=20 building, the tot was given paper and marker to do the same. He was = told: "Draw=20 that tree in front of you." And he did - remarkably well - thought his=20 mother.
___________________________rb
 


 
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