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RE: Photoshop


From: Alix E. Peshette (apeshet_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri May 24 2002 - 06:40:05 PDT

PhotoshopHi Patricia,
Another great collage artist to do digitally is Arcimboldo.

I do a mandala unit, thanks to ArtsEdNet input, that is a real hit with all
the students. You can see examples of my students' work, with instructions

-Alix Peshette
Technology Coordinator
Emerson Junior High School
Davis, CA
  -----Original Message-----
  From: Patricia Knott []
  Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2002 4:32 PM
  To: ArtsEdNet Talk
  Subject: Photoshop

> Having taught ceramics and painting for 30 years , there's something new
> the horizon in September. Photoshop & Digital Photography for 6th & 7th
> graders!.
> One of the objectives is to create skills ready for them to create their
> page in the year book in the 8th grade. I'll also be team teaching with
> upper school colleague and want to meld it into her curriculum . We're
> thinking in terms of Romare Beardon., David Hockneyetc. Has anyone any
> suggestions of other lessons / other artists that used photo/ collage
as a
> tool.???

  I just today, in the mail, received a book
     Creative Thinking in Photoshop... A New approach to Digital art
   Sharon Steuer
  Isbn # 0-7357-1122-4

  I haven't had a chance to look carefully yet, but seems to be the first
book I've come across that tries to integrate traditional technique with
  I'm not crazy about the imagery in the book, but the ideas seem to be very
original and maybe inspiring.
  I purchased it simply by viewing the contents at Amazon.

  Patty ---