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Fw: Dennis in stockton-any advice?

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From: bex.chill (bex.chill_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Nov 04 2001 - 12:30:53 PST


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From: "bex.chill" <bex.chill@tinyworld.co.uk>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.pub.getty.edu>
Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2001 8:27 PM
Subject: Dennis in stockton-any advice?

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> From: <Daceballos@aol.com>
> To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.pub.getty.edu>
> Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2001 7:59 PM
> Subject: Re: Tips to drawing trees
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> > This list-serve is great! We just happen to be working on a unit on
> trees
> > (Art 1, H.S.). So, your ideas and tips are much appreciated. We're doing
a
> > value thing with aerial perspective. The trees in front are darker and
get
> > lighter as they go back in space. I show them on the over-head projector
> how
> > to split the branches up into "Y's", "V's" and, yes, "U's". I tell them
> not
> > to use rulers, they tend to look like telephone poles. I also tell them
to
> go
> > "off the page" with the branches.
> > Then we'll go outside with sketch books and sketch some of the
gnarled
> > old trees which line the chain-link and barbed wire fence by the
railroad
> > tracks in front of the abandoned Heinz ketchup factory buildings just
> outside
> > the art room.
> > Dennis in Stockton, CA
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> > Hi, Iam an a-level student and my current project is insects. Iam
> particularly concentrating on the sculptural shapes of beetles and the
> beautiful wings of dragonflies.I need to find a contempory artist who
could
> influence my final piece (don't have a clue what my final piece will be!),
> they don't have to be directly linked with insects,but if their work was
> 'insect-like' it would be ideal!You seem to have some excellent ideas
about
> trees any insect advice to add to it ?
> thanks,
> Rebecca.
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