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Re: chalk marbling....


Date: Sun Sep 15 2002 - 18:37:57 PDT

Re: chalk marbling....
I would like to have a copy of you lesson.
I have used the chalk marbleizing for my 8th grade calligraphy classes. I
have found that it worked best if the colored pastels were ground fine,
applied sparingly to the surface of the moving water, and the paper applied
as fast as possible. We even used an iron and two sheets of scrap white
paper (used like the bread of a sandwich, with the marbleized paper as the
ham) to set the color and smooth the paper.
Once they create several marbleized papers, they use their calligraphy to
apply a saying (one of my favorites is “Children need love, especially when
they don’t deserve it.”) to one sheet, cut with the mat cutter another sheet
to use for a framing effect, and add a border (their choice of placement)
made from calligraphic lines.
I do not have any example of these since they went home right away but I
have other projects on my art department web site. (http://www.pcssd
org/nwoodart). If I use your project in my class, would it be OK to share
it on this web site? I would acknowledge you as the author.
Barbara Rhodes