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Re: Jr High self portraits

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From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Oct 29 2002 - 14:09:06 PST


brenda robson wrote:
> Christine's your student's 3/4 view pastel portraits are awesome!
> My 7/8th graders have gridded their photos and drawn themselves. They
> turned out pretty neat except some did their lines too thick and couldn't
> erase them. I am not sure how to turn these into nice pieces without
> tracing new ones. They do not want to do it anymore (but they are sooo
> close to a really nice piece!)
> Anyway, today we are taking those and beginning cut paper portraits like
> we did last year. If anyone tried these last year and have some
> suggestions from things they learned (Woody?) could you let me know?

That was the toughest thing I ever asked my students to do.
Not enough of them finished successfully to try it again.
                                                Woody in KC

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