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Lesson Plans

Re: Leaves and trees

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Karen Keifer-Boyd (abkkb)
Mon, 20 Oct 1997 11:50:24 -0500 (CDT)

What are some really creative and artsy ways to explore the fall, leaves,
and trees. neal rosenblum, Boulder, CO

June Julian has been exploring tree imagery in her art for several years.
She also has a website ( in which
people from all over the world post and respond to ancient trees. She
would have lots of ideas and resources for you if you write her at:
julianj June also lived in Colorado for 15 years and would
connect with your students in this way too. She knows several artists

I often develop art lessons from an exploration of artists of a specific
time and place or who are working with a theme that my students want to
investigate. Then I develop lessons that fosters a similar thinking and
making process to broaden students and my own approaches to art making and
thinking. A connection to place and people is important to make I feel so
that young students see art connected to life.


Karen Keifer-Boyd, Ph.D.
Texas Tech University
Dept. of Art, Box 42081
Lubbock, TX 79409-2081
(806)742-3010 (phone)
(806)742-1971 (fax)
KarenKB (email)