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Let me get this straight. As an artist I must stop signing my work
in the bottom right corner, most of the time. Gee I had no idea that that was
to sign artwork!
I have begun teaching my kids (K-6) to "sign like an artist!" which means
NOT on the back, NOT in the corner, but withIN the artwork. I use VanGogh's
Sunflowers as an example, with his name (Vincent) along the edge of the vase,
but not detracting from the artwork. It has been working very well. I
remind them not to HIDE it too well, so that I cannot find it! Some still
scrawl it right across the artwork, but they are learning!
>>I am curious as to what EXPECTATIONS everyone has for student signatures =
on their artworks.
I have begun teaching my kids (K-6) to "sign like an artist!"
Some still scrawl it right across the artwork, but they are learning!
Ask them why they do this---you may get some interesting responses. After
isn't this what graffiti is all about?
Now what does THAT mean? These are third graders, some who lack the fine
motor control to write their name small, much less along a curve of a pumpkin
still life. I was smiling when I typed the original post. The "signing like
an artist" was a tip I got fromanother art teacher that I thought was a nice
idea. Jeez you guys!
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