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Re: Louise Nevelson


From: Rick (rlarson_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 15:06:50 PDT

I do this with firsts and with wood fancies. They love it, but I only use it to
teach form and sculpture. We don't paint the,m, even. I have them choose five pc.
out of the bucket and glue them on to a 4"x4"X 1/4" board., title, etc. We look
at various kinds of sculpture, which ones we like, why, etc.
I used to be able to buy those squares already cut for the bases, but now I have
to buy the board and have my husband cut them. I wish I could find them still in
catalogs. Betsy

Susan Holland wrote:

> Hi everyone. I had planned to do a lesson on Louise Nevelson because I have a
> bunch of odd shape wood pieces- lots of thin little ends and bits. Now, in
> August I thought I would do this with first graders, but now I'm not so sure.
> I know they could do the process, but I don't think they're really going to
> "get" it. Do you think I should save Nevelson for some of my older students?
> ---