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Re: [teacherartexchange] outdoor sculpture

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hyland5_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Tue Oct 21 2008 - 15:26:16 PDT


Do a search for "Hypertufa" on the web - it's lightweight, and can be molded/cast into many shapes, with or without mosaic elements. There are several different recipes - it's lots of fun to work with!

Deb

> Hi all:
>
> We've been asked to do outdoor sculptures for the environmental science
> garden. I would like some ideas, tips, etc. on what I could reasonably
> do that would hold up in FL sun & rain. Have had some suggestions about
> using concrete, but my knowledge is really limited. I have a little bit
> of a budget. Currently, we're planning mosaic orbs by covering bowling
> balls with glass, tile, etc. And I had a suggestion to do a Chihuly
> inspired with plastic bottles.
>
> Any help, links, really appreciated.
>
> Marlyn Foell
> Art Teacher
> Rockledge HS
> Brevard County, Florida
>
> Paint your life with bold strokes and bright colors!
>
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