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From: "bex.chill" <email@example.com>
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Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2001 8:27 PM
Subject: Dennis in stockton-any advice?
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> From: <Daceballos@aol.com>
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> Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2001 7:59 PM
> Subject: Re: Tips to drawing trees
> > This list-serve is great! We just happen to be working on a unit on
> > (Art 1, H.S.). So, your ideas and tips are much appreciated. We're doing
> > value thing with aerial perspective. The trees in front are darker and
> > lighter as they go back in space. I show them on the over-head projector
> > to split the branches up into "Y's", "V's" and, yes, "U's". I tell them
> > to use rulers, they tend to look like telephone poles. I also tell them
> > "off the page" with the branches.
> > Then we'll go outside with sketch books and sketch some of the
> > old trees which line the chain-link and barbed wire fence by the
> > tracks in front of the abandoned Heinz ketchup factory buildings just
> > the art room.
> > Dennis in Stockton, CA
> > ---
> > 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
> 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
> trees any insect advice to add to it ?