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Re: elementary color activity

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Litesal (litesal)
Fri, 19 Nov 1999 19:14:21 -0500


> Deb wrote:
> > pass out 12"x 18"
> > white paper and the black glue bottles. I emphasize to students that if
> >they make a mistake they
> > should make it part of the artwork and not to try to wipe off their
> >mistake as it will leave an
> > "ugly" black smear. Let the glue drawings dry flat. Once the glue is
> >dry, we begin painting!
>
> I used this same method when I did Picasso self portraits with my first
> graders. We looked at some of his portraits and talked about Cubism. We
> drew our eyes, nose and mouth in angular, "weird" shapes. Then we drew
two
> lines that went through the face from one edge of the paper to the other.
> We traced these lines with the black glue and then used watercolors when
> they dried. They turned out wonderful and the kids loved them!
> Julie
>

Dear Netters,

I teach a similar lesson, but I use heavy black crayon lines and chalk
pastels.

Leah

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