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Lesson Plans

Re: silkscreen

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Thu, 20 May 1999 23:36:18 EDT

<< Another idea was to use leather scrap nailed to the screen and to the
support across the top of the support board. Also a good idea but no
time to do as of yet. >>

Having Wisconsin roots has afforded me some actual rawhides, staying moist
(damp) in my basement. (Big ol' chunks. You know, from the tanneries. Beef
cattle country. Stockyards. Butcheries. Dairy Belts, Prairies,
Grasslands---Social Studies). These strips of leather for hinges could be
cut, cheaply because of the bulk, from these pieces and sizes or widths could
be varied, edged (Fiscars edgers) or treated in any creative way. Also,
there is a great thread that went on about Triptychs. Can't remember when.
Whether silkscreened or not, many mediums can be used to create the three
paneled artwork, which can be hinged, or simplified (practiced) with folded

mp in NY