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Re: [teacherartexchange] aluminum foil armatures

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bmarder_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Thu Nov 15 2007 - 12:23:25 PST


I had a similar experience last year. I ended up using the foil for
foil sculpture projects and simply using rolled up newspaper for the
papier mache armature and it worked great!
Barbara

Quoting robin phillips <robinmcp@hotmail.com>:

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> I just had an extremely frustrating day with my second graders! We
> are buliding aluminum foil armatures for papier mache. We used tape
> to hold the pieces together (masking and another heavier version
> called shurtape) and when they returned the following week to begin
> the papier mache, almost every piece had fallen apart! We spent all
> class trying to get them back together and get some strips on them
> so that it won't be so bad next time.
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> Does anyone know of another way to bulid an armature and gold it
> together? The aluminum foil is so great form forming the pieces
> that I hate to give up on it. Besides, I have two huge rolls of the
> heavyduty kind!
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> Thanks in advance to this great group who always seems to have the answers!
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> Robin in PA
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