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Re: paintshirts

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Blood-Pattersons (bloodpat)
Tue, 06 May 1997 08:20:19 -0400

Terri-- This sounds great! How do you cover your own "painted shirt"
with the works of other artists? Just wondering--Annie

McMasters wrote:
> I have found paint shirts that work very well, they are service
> workers smocks. A local company donated the shirts. They are heavier
> than a regular shirt and paint has yet to soak through them.
> I tend to ruin my clothes and this year I tried something new, on
> paint days I wear a 'painted shirt'. These are shirts that I cover with
> examples of various artist's work. My Matisse shirt includes three of
> his paintings. My K-6 students love the shirts, they ask questions about
> the artists and I've started painting shirts that focus on artists that
> we study. The best thing is that when I get a spot or stain on one of
> these shirts I can simply paint over it.
> Terri