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Re: [teacherartexchange] DeviantArt -- my $0.02


From: Rebecca Burch (mamallama_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Mar 18 2006 - 05:48:59 PST

I like Artsonia better, for school work.


On 3/18/06, M. Austin <> wrote:
> Many of our area schools blocked Deviant Art. I wasn't very familiar with
> the site until one of my students wanted me to request the site be
> unblocked. Of course I told him I couldn't just unblock the site without
> researching it first. Not only did I look around myself, but I asked several
> area art teachers. While I'm not opposed to the site in general, I found
> that it really doesn't have any educational value for my program. In my
> opinion, it fills the same need for the kids that xanga and myspace fill. I
> personally tired of the artwork on the site very quickly!
> I can't remember who it was, but there was someone on this list who would
> have students put their artwork online in a forum and have it responded to
> by various artists. Can someone put a link to that site up (and the member
> who participated? He was an outdoor watercolorist if my memory serves me).
> ~Michal
> K-12 Kansas Art Teacher
> > Does anyone have students participating in forums like
> > Deviant Art? What do you think of it?
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