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Re: Demonstration mirror

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From: MaryCarol Hopkins (Hopkins_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Mar 03 2002 - 15:25:53 PST


I'm not an artist, but have seen this sort of thing used by church choir
directors. The organist is often situated to the side of the choir, so they
have to watch him in a mirror--these are usually about the size used over a
fireplace.

At 04:38 PM 03/03/2002 -0500, you wrote:
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> I am interested in either constructing or obtaining an overhead mirror that
> will reflect my demos to my classes. We use them in my watercolor society
> workshops. Do any of you have them? I want to know how effective they are in
> the classroom.
>
> My classroom is small and I have very little wall space to demo-only a 4 foot
> bulletin board and a drawing board mounted on the back of a bookcase. The
> kids in the back have a real hard time seeing.
>
> I have seen these made with reflective mylar stretched on a canvas-like frame
> and it is then supported on the sides by uprights that allow the angle of the
> frame to be adjusted. They seem to work quite well at the workshops with
> even 50 or more people able to see the demo.
>
> Does anyone have plans on how to make it?
>
> Marsha in FL. ---

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