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Re: [teacherartexchange] architecture ideas

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From: M. Austin (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Mar 18 2008 - 19:17:34 PDT


We actually built our projects. You could start with a base, such as the
toaster or a teapot, but then how you built on to it was up to the artist.
Some of my classmates worked with minimal supplies - paint & cardboard,
while others would take broken tiles & mosaic on actual objects.
~Michal
3-12 Kansas Art Teacher
HS Digital Communications
Technology Integration Specialist
http://www.geocities.com/theartkids
http://spotlight.digication.com/maustin

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> HiMichael-
> fun idea! Was this cool Architecture project to draw the plan or to
> actually build it?
> thanks.
> Clare D

>>
>> When I was in college we were challenged to pick an architect, study
>> their
>> styles, and then to create something that that architect wouldn't have
>> made.
>> For instance, a Gaudi toaster, a Frank Lloyed Wright car. Whatever the
>> final
>> product, we had to point out 3 key elements that we felt represented the
>> artist's style and how we had used those elements in our own work. It was
>> a
>> thought provoking assignment, but very inspiring as well.

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