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Lesson Plans

Re: Trite symbolism

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Tom Johnsen (koordt)
Tue, 05 Oct 1999 06:23:47 -0700

Try Notan

Notan: light-dark principle of design
by Dorr Bothwell and MArlys Mayfield
Dover, 1968.

a good place to start!

John & Sandra Barrick wrote:
> gregjuli wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> > I'm having a major brain block on how to get my 7th graders to come up
> > with more interesting ideas for our textile design lesson. They are to
> > design a symbol for a stamp that is used to create a border on a textile
> > piece. The problem is if I see another sports design for a stamp I think
> > I'll scream.
> > MaryB
> How about have it structured around a culture. Mayan symbols, Aztec
> temple designs, African Adinkra symbols- or make up their own name
> with a symbol.
> Sandra