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Re: What has happened to the Getty artsednet listserv?!

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From: L. P. Skeen (lpskeen_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Jun 16 2001 - 06:39:37 PDT


Excellent! :)
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From: Sandy Bacon <sbacon@ix.netcom.com>
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2001 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: What has happened to the Getty artsednet listserv?!

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>
> > Sounds interesting. Is this something doable w/ kids at all? I would
like
> > to hear more about it either way.
> >
> > Yes! I did a similiar weaving project with one of my third grade
classes
> > this year while studying different Native American cultures. I had the
> > children draw a simple Native American design or symbol on graph paper.
Then
> > they slid it under the warp which had be threaded on a rectangular
cardboard
> > loom (can purchase in arts' catalogue). Then they just used over/under
> > patterning.
>
> We didn't incorpate any beads or other textiles, but I did teach them how
to
> change the color of their thread. For some, it was difficult to grasp the
> concept of weaving horizontally, while your design might curve. Most
figured it
> out --oh, the lightbulbs that went off when they did!
>
> They cut the weaving off and tied knots at the ends of their warp strings.
I
> helped them mount them on three pieces of construction paper in graduating
> sizes. Some where incredible! The kids were so proud of their work.
>
> I don't have the book at my fingertips, but I will look up the name of the
> author/artist and e-mail to you.
>
> Sandy
>
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