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  • Kelly Taylor
    Christina are you letting them cool long enough before opening the kiln? ... class. We ... manual ... used this ... letting them ... pieces and ... off in the
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      Christina are you letting them cool long enough before opening the kiln?


      --- In art_education@yahoogroups.com, "Cristina Coro"
      <Cristina.Coro@s...> wrote:
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      > Help!!! I am a high school art teacher and I teach a 3D desgin
      class. We
      > have recently done a ceramics lesson and I fired the pieces in our
      manual
      > kin (you know, the ones that require cones?). Even though I have
      used this
      > kiln before, the pieces continue to come out cracked even after
      letting them
      > slowly get to leather hard AND attached parts that the students scored,
      > sliped, sealed and smoothed still pop off in the fire. I have a product
      > called "Magic Mender" that will help to attach these parts to the
      pieces and
      > I fire them again, but I wish I knew what was causing them to pop
      off in the
      > first place. Could I be firing too long, too hot? I'm currently
      using an 05
      > cone (I thought an 04 cone might be too hot) so should I go down to
      an 06???
      > I have no idea. This is a fairly old kiln and until we get our new high
      > school (in two years) I'm stuck with this one. Would love for some
      of these
      > pieces to go to our competition in February but unless I get them fired
      > correctly I don't know what to do.
      >
      > Thanks in advance for anyone who might help solve this mystery for me!
      >
      > Cristina Coro
      > Art Teacher
      > San Marcos High School
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: art_education@yahoogroups.com
      > To: art_education@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: 30 Oct 2005 11:25:03 -0000
      > Subject: [art_education] Digest Number 1053
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      > > There are 3 messages in this issue.
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      > > Topics in this digest:
      > >
      > > 1. masks out of Nike Air Jordans
      > > From: "draw.art" <draw.art@v...>
      > > 2. Brian Jungen's "Native Masks" - from Nike shoes
      > > From: Judy Decker <judy.decker@g...>
      > > 3. Re: Curriculum Maps for K-5th Grades
      > > From: <lloar@p...>
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      > > Message: 1
      > > Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 10:26:33 -0400
      > > From: "draw.art" <draw.art@v...>
      > > Subject: masks out of Nike Air Jordans
      > >
      > > Did anyone happen to see the masks by Brian Jungen shown in N.Y. Times
      > > Oct 26th which are constructed out of Nike Air Jordans?They look so
      > > much like Eric Straw....'s masks and I had to really look close to see
      > > the sneakers. They look like African tribal masks.
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: Judy Decker
      > > To: Art Education
      > > Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2005 12:59 PM
      > > Subject: [art_education] Picasso Lesson Ideas
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      > > Greetings Jan and all,
      > >
      > > There is a very nice Picasso inspired still life on this page:
      > > http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/Files/Picasso.htm
      > >
      > > Set up an interesting still life. Students draw and paint the still
      > > life objects.
      > > Paint three or four patterned backgrounds (in colors that would go
      > > with still life painting) and cut up for negative space. Glue
      > > background to larger paper. Cut out still life and glue to patterned
      > > collaged backgroup - adding some construction paper "shadow" effect.
      > > You could use newspaper for part of the patterned papers for
      > > background. If you set up still life with music instrucments, you
      > > could have some sheet music as one of the patterns, too.
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      > > Judy Decker
      > > Incredible Art Department
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      > > Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 11:03:12 -0400
      > > From: Judy Decker <judy.decker@g...>
      > > Subject: Brian Jungen's "Native Masks" - from Nike shoes
      > >
      > > Greetings Art Educators,
      > >
      > > Barbara mentioned Brian Jungen's masks on Art Education list. I was
      > > intrigued to see what I could find. Masks are made entirely of Nike
      > > Air Jordans - very interesting.
      > >
      > > Good article from Washington Post:
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      http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/23/AR20051
      > > 02301531.html
      > >
      > > Wow...check these out:
      > > http://www.secession.at/art/2003_jungen_e.html
      > > "Brian Jungen's sculptures are among the central artistic
      > > contributions to current reformulations of ethnological and cultural
      > > evolutionary perspectives. In this respect, Jungen, who belongs to the
      > > culture of the Dàne-Zaa Indians (First Nations), does not pursue the
      > > reanimation of a marginalized (image) language and symbolism. Instead,
      > > his works show culture as a fusion of cultures, so that the belief in
      > > an authenticity and a preeminence in terms of both an Indian and a
      > > dominant Western tradition is called into question. In addition, his
      > > works emphasize the significance of an aesthetic language as a tool
      > > for an emancipatory cultural criticism." (quoted from Secession site)
      > >
      > > http://www.newmuseum.org/now_cur_brianjungen.htm
      > >
      > > There is more online....
      > >
      > > Hello my World Art Teacher friends... I haven't posted to this list in
      > > a while. Luc, if you are still a member, I thought you would enjoy the
      > > masks.
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > >
      > > Judy Decker
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      > > Message: 3
      > > Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 20:17:42 -0000
      > > From: <lloar@p...>
      > > Subject: Re: Curriculum Maps for K-5th Grades
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      > > I would also like a copy of of your scope and sequence.
      > >
      > > Thanks.
      > >
      > > Lauri
      > > Elementary Art Teacher
      > > Lancaster, PA
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      > > > I would love to have this too. I am studying art education and
      we are
      > > discussing how to create a
      > > curriculum right now. Knowing what is out there in the real world will
      > > be of great help.<BR>
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      > > > Regards,<BR>
      > > > Munira<BR>
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      > > > Patricia Jones Brigman pbrigman@s... wrote:<BR>
      > > > I, too, would love to have this.  pbrigman@s...<BR>
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      > > > Patti Brigman<BR>
      > > > Art Teacher<BR>
      > > > Walker Elementary<BR>
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      > > > From: "Amy Gach" gacha@s...<BR>
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      > > > Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 14:54:21 -0400<BR>
      > > > Subject: Re: [art_education] Curriculum Maps for K-5th Grades<BR>
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      > > > > i would like a copy - gacha@s...  thanks<BR>
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      > > > > >>> mikellee31@y... 10/19/2005 9:43:36 PM
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      > > > > My district has completed maps for all grade levels. I<BR>
      > > > > cannot access them online, but I can recreate them for<BR>
      > > > > you or mail you a photocopy. We are the putnam city<BR>
      > > > > schools in oklahoma city. - Mikel <BR>
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      > > > > --- gj5cents jnickel@o... wrote:<BR>
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      > > > > > Has anyone completed curriculum maps for grades<BR>
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