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Artwork courtesy of the Cray-pas, Wonderful, Colorful World Contest. Left to right: Leslie Kim 2010, Justin Wang 2009, Evelynn McWilliams 2009 *UHDW5HDVRQVWR&KRRVH&UD\3DV2LO3DVWHOV ; 1. Easy ; 2. Safe ; 3. Quality Smoothly blend & mix color Captures true expression Color packs for schools AP Seal certi ed non-toxic ASTM & ACMI standards Vivid color Premier ingredients Consistent performance www.sakuraofamerica.com (Circle No. 224 on A&A Reader Service Card) er FEB pp26-cov 12/26/07 8:50 AM Page 33 er FEB pp26-cov 12/26/07 8:50 AM Page 32 2.25 MARCH PP by Geri Greenman and your stuhurk dents are sata by Laurel Delia-Sc isfied. Using small sponge LEARNING OBJECTIVES beforehand, or stiff brush, cy of this media the option, Students will . 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Allow the the outside LEARNING art, due in part, more than desired basic • Palette knives light treatmen olers will . sisted of little d in the recessed vades most children’s of merchandisdough until the and middle-scho and colJUNE pp.2-21 • Art history books/portraits barrage remain untouche 4/27/06 2:03 Upper-elementary To to affect a worn l, kiln-less crayons, markers shape is attained. suspect, to the PM Page piece that • Stretched Jen Cacioppo . in an economica Page 25 they’re exposed. ce. 20 canvas or canvas board wanted to share the manner of Lucian areas and crevices, • experienceclay. Using the small 2:28 PM ored paper. I Freud. ing icons to which this pro• Gesso d artifact appearan to 1/26/07 e with my stustart with a nose clichés with version of and weathere children 2.25 was set aside, symbol in African a new experienc in disBlack discourage such is easy for Jessica Nudd . in MARCH PP area of the mask. to be invested observance of the manner of Modigliani. 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This will help REFERENCES s to avoid smearing Picasso’ or damaging the Grace, work. Sidewalk chalk Galassi, Susan Harry N. drawings can be • Book: on the Masters. made in any size and Variations ble and fairly are a great afforda project for to for an individuals or groups. Abrams, 1996.of the artworks Picasso x, be applied earching ctions Delacroi that could me The true inspiratio • Reprodu Grünewald, El Greco, easy project ts, an idea came to Velázquez OBJECTIVES n for this by and ING used project studen , Manet is an artist LEARN gs by Picasso Nick and Sara . all levels of work together Courbet, Gauguin above will some paintin Wenner (www.dodg named Kurt famous to students and nt and Pablo start a copy of after finding by other er.com/wen ner/ among others. ss.utoronto.ca/ Edward Hoppers’ Elementary sevinspired gallery.htm). 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