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Re: figure drawing lesson

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From: Judy Nagel (jdnag_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Oct 24 2001 - 05:36:28 PDT


Michelle and All, Re: Is SAX still providing
> stickers for our name tags?
I think if you have your nametags from NAEA, it would be great for you to
wear them. If not, I have not made additional for the state shows. Sorry!
Judy
jnagel@saxarts.com
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From: "felsecker1" <felsecker@home.com>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 10:34 PM
Subject: Re: figure drawing lesson

> Hi!
> I'd like to learn more about this project you mentioned (gesture drawing
> with fluorescent crayons and water colors). Could you go into more
detail?
> (PLEASEEEEEEEEEEE!!) :)
> BF
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michelle H. Harrell <michelle_h_harrell@hotmail.com>
> Sent: Monday, October 22, 2001 5:27 PM
> Subject: Re: figure drawing lesson
>
>
> > Hey Carolyn and fellow artsednetters,
> > I do 2 weeks of figure drawing from a model in Art II before a painting
> > project where they have to include people. I start off with big sponge
> > paint brushes (the kind you get 25 from Lowe's for $2.50) and do gesture
> > drawings in ink- capturing the essence of the pose in as fewest marks
> > possible. We continue with gesture drawings in vine charcoal where you
do
> > the model in 3 poses keeping one of the feet in the same position. I
got
> > this idea from a really great NAEA presentation (I think you were at it
> > Carolyn) and she called it "hot foot" because the students emphasize the
> > overlapping foot with a warm color. Then, I do one more gesture project
> > using fluorescent crayons and really good quality watercolors. It's a
> > crayon resist. It sounds elementary but the results are stunning. In
> fact,
> > I'm thinking about bringing the crayon resist lesson to share at our
> > secondary meeting at NCAEA this weekend (Aren't you proud of me,
Linda?).
> > By the way, who is coming to the NCAEA convention? Is SAX still
providing
> > stickers for our name tags?
> >
> > Michelle H. Harrell
> > http://harrell.srhs.net
> > michelle_h_harrell@hotmail.com
> > Southeast Raleigh High School
> > Center for Accelerated Studies
> > Raleigh, North Carolina
> >
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