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Re: [teacherartexchange] Edible Clay - health and art questions


Date: Mon May 16 2005 - 17:42:05 PDT

In a message dated 5/16/05 11:41:30 AM, writes:

> Where did I get these ideas?
> My own inspiration for food motivation came in part from, Phil Rueschhoff,
> one of my art education professors.  Dr. Rueschhoff told us that his
> professor, Viktor Lowenfeld, was called the hard candy art teacher by those who knew
> him well.  Dr. Lowenfeld had the practice of carrying a bag of hard candy in
> his pocket.  He distributed it to young children prior to their art lesson. 
> After the lesson, he assessed the work to see how many had added teeth to the
> faces in their work.

Hi Marvin! You have done it again! Thank you so much for the hard candy
story; I had heard it but was afraid to ascribe it to Lowenfeld. It is a great
story to share and contemplate.
kathy douglas

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