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Re: Re shaving cream:  Is one enough, is six too many???

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lindwood_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Mon Sep 27 2004 - 16:51:12 PDT


Hi Carol,
    The shrinky sarcophagi are no longer on the site. I had a template
of the head shape and a line for the bottom of the mummy. Kids were to
fill in the body and create a pedestal base. I think the whole thing
was about 8 inches tall. Kids designed on paper and placed shrink
sheets on top to trace them off of the finished design. We used sharpie
(thin.)
and colored pencils to color. We added embellishment with fine gold or
silver paint pens. Bake at 325, I think. Might be 350. Let them curl
up and they will flatten back out when it is time to take them out.
Hope that helps. Oh...we put heiroglyphics down the front and added
symbols to the designs. We also added some contemporary flair with
dotting backgrounds, checkerboards here and there, etc.

Linda Woods

Visit our student's web art gallery at St.John's School

www.sjs.org
 click on "Stories of SJS," click on "Arts Stories," click on Linda
Woods' name. View artwork by Lower, and Middle School students as well
as our art archives.

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