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Re: First-time Painters

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Christa Wise (cwise.us)
Wed, 24 Nov 1999 08:51:52 -0500


Joseph,

Thanks. That should help.
Do you let your students choose subject matter and approach ? Do you have
a stimulating assignment?

Christa

At 05:47 PM 11/23/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Christa Wise wrote:
>
>> They are ready with canvases, brushes, and paints. How do I make it
>> sure-fire successful?
>>
>
>One thing is to tell them to try to keep the colors clean--red, yellow, blue,
>green etc, each in their own place on the canvas---and not to mix them
>together--they avoid mud this way. Not to fuss over any area too much, and
>this is important: make them lock their wrist--so they have to paint with the
>motion of their arm--can't miss if they do this--if you have easels, make
them
>stand an arm's length away from it--this frees them from thinking a paint
brush
>is just like a pencil---and all the problems that go along with that.
>
>Happy, happy---
>Joseph
>
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