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>Another fun one to do with letters is Name Insects.
>1. Students fold paper in half (hot dog fold)
>2. Students unfold paper
>3. Using the fold line as a base line students write their name. They need
>to press very hard and if you can use oil pastels they work better than
>4. Fold the paper back with the name inside and rub hard (the flat part of
>a ruler works well.
>5. Open the paper, the lines of the name should have transferred.
>6. Go over the transferred lines with the same color
>7. Turn the paper in different directions looking at the pattern.
>8. When you start to see something that could be made into eyes, nose,
>start coloring in the features with crayons or oil pastels.
>9. When the design is finished, paint over the picture with water colors
>a crayon resist.
>San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts/Children's Art Museum
>[owner-artsednet.edu] On Behalf Of Eliza Jones
>Sent: Friday, October 01, 1999 8:11 AM
>To: art list
>Subject: funky lettering or grafiiti art lesson plans?
> Does anyone have a lesson plan based on lettering? My inner city
>6th-9th graders love bubble letters and graffiti art . . . we have limited
>materials right now and I'm looking for cool lesson plans that sneak in
>of the principles of design while kids learn how to design their own
>alphabets or letter forms.
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