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Re: [teacherartexchange] still-life landscapes


From: Ray Leal (rayleal_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Oct 15 2006 - 13:03:45 PDT

Reminds me of Scott Moore's work. His are watercolor paintings and
oil paintings, but similar idea- putting people into still life
arrangements and playing with the scale and juxtaposition of ideas.

On Oct 15, 2006, at 12:53 PM, wrote:

> Hello All,
> I want to start a Shading Unit with my 8th Graders and I wasn't
> sure what
> would be a good project for them to work on for a while.
> I found some pictures on a website (without lesson or Grade on it)
> that
> seemed very interesting. Creating a still life drawing using
> charcoal and pencil
> and then transforming it into a landscape by adding in people or
> animals and a
> seasonal background. My 8th graders have never had art before and
> jsut
> finished successfully completing a one-point perspective drawing
> which was great!
> But I want to keep their focus and attention, so I dont want to
> give them
> something to easy or boring but challenging enough.
> Any suggestions or concerns? Has anyone done this before in their
> classes?
> Terri
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