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Re: [teacherartexchange]


From: Sandy Bacon (sbacon_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Jun 29 2009 - 19:33:09 PDT

Trish and Bunki,
I must have missed the address of the zentangle site you were looking at. Do you have it bookmarked that you could share?

-----Original Message-----
>From: Bunki Kramer <>
>Sent: Jun 29, 2009 2:07 PM
>To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group <>
>Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange]
>HI. I cut reg. drawing paper 3.5x3.5" because they used so many of the
>darn things as they really got into them too. I used an overhead for
>the first two like the CD the kit sent and they did two directed-draw
>mini ones with me before I let them loose (I did a square one and a
>loose one). Oh, I also did several examples of doodles (probably about
>10-12) before they did their own. I know the website you are talking
>about. Hee, hee...I made copies of the newletter ones as well and made
>up a handout for myself to do with the kids (went back about a yr's
>worth of designs). I thought about the big poster too, then got into
>the mini-book idea. Works either way. T.....Bunki
>On Jun 29, 2009, at 10:47 AM, trish ackerman wrote:
>> I started Zentangles with my middle school this year and they loved
>> it. Once they knew how to do them you can have them for extra
>> activities when they finish. I have students who come down to the
>> art room to get a square to work on one in homeroom. I used tagboard
>> which is cheaper than watercolor (the official paper). I also made a
>> big poster like they have on the zentangle website where they can
>> masking tape up their finished zentangles. I talked to a lady who
>> taught this at an art workshop and she uses a big zentangle (10 x
>> 10) to teach with to see patterns before they do the mini ones.
>> There is a zentangle website that publishes new doodles once a
>> month. I run a copy of them for some students who like to copy
>> instead of making their own patterns.
>> Trish Ackerman
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