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Re: encaustic/mosaics

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John & Sandra Barrick (astroboy)
Tue, 16 Jun 1998 11:11:13 -0400

Say,My old instructor in college was an Encaustic painter he now is
Chairman of the Painting department. I don't believed his work
reflected Jasper Johns but you could find info on the net on that
artist as well as my old teacher Warren Rosser who is also a
Welch(sp) artist.
carla schiller wrote:
> I noticed your comment about melted crayons, and wondered if anyone has
> ever done an encaustic painting project. I teach Art History, as some of
> you already know, and I like to give my students some experiences feeling
> what it is like to work in a particular medium. I've always been
> fascinated by the Roman Fayyum paintings of encaustic on wood. Currently
> we're making mosaics and I was thrilled when one of my seniors
> told me she had a much greater respect for the mosaics we studied, now
> that she knows how involved it is!
> Carla Schiller, Esq.
> Teacher, Highly Gifted Magnet
> North Hollywood High School, CA
> e-mail:
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> "When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not
> know a thing, to allow that you do not know it--this is knowledge."
> --Kongzi (Confucius)
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> On Mon, 15 Jun 1998 gregjuli wrote:
> >
> >
> > Lynnzi wrote:
> >
> > > I am getting ready to teach a two week class to 3-5th graders on batik. Does
> > > anyone have any great ideas. I have several crayon melters and am not sure if
> > > that is the way to go.
> >
> > Lynnzi,
> > When I have done melted crayon batik with my 8th graders they have the choice of
> > using brushes or Q-Tips. The cotton swabs are usually the popular choice because
> > of easy disposal. But some of my students have saved their crayon dipped swabs
> > and used them for drawing!
> >
> > MaryB.
> >
> >

john barrick
Sandra Barrick