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Re: [teacherartexchange] copying from photographs


From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Mar 05 2008 - 13:37:32 PST

On Mar 5, 2008, at 2:21 PM, Erika Church wrote:

> I work in digital collections and deal with copyright regularly.
> While
> I can say she is currently in the better part of a grey area with the
> creative duplication of images. As long as the students are not making
> scads of cash from their work that is a pretty common practice. As a
> teacher myself I like to mix and match techniques. Using a grid is a
> great way to illustrate conversion of size. Help to move ideas from
> sketch book to canvas. Drawing from still lives builds an individual
> perception which is also crucial for a visual artists. Those are
> just my
> two cents, but if I run across any articles I'll send them out.
> -E.
> E. Church
By the way - the Egyptians were using the grid system as far back as
3500 years ago.
They used it to lay out their compositions and to enlarge images on
to large walls.
But I don't think they used photos.

Woody, Retired in Albuquerque

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