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Re: New Work by 2nd and 3rd graders on our site

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  • linda
    The Matisse Cutouts were done by Weezie Johnston s 4th graders. I ll pass on your comments! Linda ... kids. ... them ... a ... a
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 3, 2004
      The Matisse Cutouts were done by Weezie Johnston's 4th graders. I'll
      pass on your comments!
      Linda
      --- In art_education@yahoogroups.com, "Robin Singer" <RSinger@A...>
      wrote:
      > Linda what grade level was your matisse cutouts? Robin love them
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: linda [mailto:lindwood@w...]
      > Sent: Monday, November 01, 2004 3:44 PM
      > To: art_education@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [art_education] New Work by 2nd and 3rd graders on our site
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      > Hi all,
      > I just put on some new watercolors of birds by my Class 2
      kids.
      > THey drew them in india ink brush line first, then watercolored
      them
      > with washes the next day. Also, in Class 3 there are some new
      > paintings that are done in the style of Warhol. I SHowed the kids
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      > powerpoint with Warhol's work and had the kids draw something that
      > would be good for pop art imagery on a piece of paper. THey placed
      > that paper on the window, placed a long skinny piece of paper that
      > would be their final work on top of it, and traced it repeatedly on
      a
      > long skinny page to make identical repeat images to paint. They
      > painted using analogous colors that included one color family and
      > whatever one or two colors they wanted to add on either side of the
      > color family. They mixed a colored wash and used it in each section
      > of their drawing before mixing a new color and repeating it in each
      > section. I got this idea from someone else on the list. If anyone
      > knows who to give credit to for the original idea, speak up! THe
      > kids had fun doing it.
      > Go to: http://www.sjs.org/arts/story/ and click on Class two and
      > then Class Three to see these if you are interested.
      > Chao,
      > Linda
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