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RE: [teacherartexchange] hand animals

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From: Amy Broady (abroady_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Nov 26 2007 - 02:42:38 PST


How about comparing and contrasting it with Indian Mehndi painting
(designing with henna on the hands and feet)? Fascinating designs! All about
line and shape and pattern, not about illusion like the other hand
paintings. All of it fascinates me! (Both the henna designs and the animal
painted hands.)

For a studio tie in, perhaps you could cast plaster hands in rubber gloves
or on actual hands, and have the students paints in the style of their
choice.

HTH,
Amy in TN

-----Original Message-----
From: Boots13@aol.com [mailto:Boots13@aol.com]
Sent: Sunday, November 25, 2007 9:03 PM
To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
Subject: [teacherartexchange] hand animals

Hello,
I remember someone posting an interesting artist who paints animals on
hands
in varying positions. My middle schoolers would LOVE to see this, but I
don't really have any ideas on how to incorporate it into my lessons or to
create
a new lesson that involves showing them this work as inspiration.

Any ideas?

Thanks!
Terri NYC

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