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RE: ramblings on teaching art process and mask making


From: Hillmer, Jan (HillmJan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Nov 19 2004 - 07:44:41 PST

Ok, next question is, how do you mat and frame these to their best
advantage? My students have done some trememndous work on black paper
in the past, but somehow, some of the brilliance gets lost behind the
glass. If memory serves, they were matted in dark mats and simple metal

In our spring art show, parents are asked to have their child's work
matted and framed. It would be great to have some suggestions for these
difficult to mat & frame pieces.


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Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 8:35 AM
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Subject: Re: ramblings on teaching art process and mask making

Where do you buy Molly Hawkins paper? Is it really pricey? If you are
just looking for the blackest construction paper, Tru Ray is it.
Nothing duller than a faded black construction paper, is there? I think
I would like to try some Molly Hawkins for my mandalas next year, and
for the Mixed Breed Animals. Other than that, for a general purpose
high quality black paper, Tru Ray is nice.

Linda Woods

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 click on "Stories of SJS," click on "Arts Stories," click on Linda
Woods' name. View artwork by Lower, and Middle School students as well
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