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Re: [teacherartexchange] Shaded Still-lifes

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From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Oct 26 2006 - 17:44:43 PDT


Terri,
        What grade level ? and do you have a strong light to bring out the
contrast.
It takes a while to train one's eyes to see the value changes that
artists see.
                                                        Woody

On Oct 26, 2006, at 6:34 PM, Boots13@aol.com wrote:

> Hello All....Does anyone have any tips on how I should explain how
> to use
> charcoal for shading and adding value to a still life?
> I have been struggling a little..we are will be working on a value
> scale in
> pencil where they practice all of the 4 techniques of shading
> (stippling,
> blending, cross-hatching, and hatching) it has been going pretty
> well. But then
> when they go and apply it to their objects they all get confused
> including
> myself on what I really am asking them to do?
>
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks!
> terri
> NYC

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