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Re: [teacherartexchange] Celtic Knotwork

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From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Mar 09 2009 - 15:43:57 PDT


Amy,
Confused - you got the idea for "Headless Dancing Man" using a
variety of Celtic knots
from a DVD called "Amazing Watercolors: Projects Using the Wax Resist
Technique."
Is this DVD about watercolor or lots of other things ?
                                                                Woody

On Mar 9, 2009, at 4:24 PM, Roy & Amy Broady wrote:

> Rebecca and all,
>
> I am working on a Celtic knot project with my 4th graders. I learned a
> simple base figure (called "Headless Dancing Man") that can be
> modified in
> many ways to form a variety of Celtic knots from a DVD called "Amazing
> Watercolors: Projects Using the Wax Resist Technique." It is by
> Crystal
> Productions. This video was a worthwhile investment for me for the
> Celtic
> Knot technique alone! This method, presented by Tina Cintron, is
> simpler
> than any of the methods I have seen online. Plus, kids get a kick
> out of
> "Headless Dancing Man." I have taught them further how to weave a ring
> (drawn, of course, not literal weaving) through basic interlacing
> to make a
> more sophisticates formation.
>
> To ease in drawing squares and straight edges of a uniform
> thickness, I cut
> templates and straight edges from surplus cardboard. I cut straight
> edges in
> 3 thicknesses: half-inch, three-quarter-inch, and one-inch. The
> cardboard
> pieces proved immensely helpful.
>
> Best wishes,
> Amy in TN

Woody, Retired in Albuquerque
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