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ERIC Number: EJ791640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0036-6463
Scanner as a Fine Art
Fontes, Kris
SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, v107 n9 p38-39 May-Jun 2008
Not every art department is fortunate enough to have access to digital cameras and image-editing software, but if a scanner, computer, and printer are available, students can create some imaginative and surreal work. This high-school level lesson begins with a discussion of self-portraits, and then moves to students creating images by scanning their own faces. These scanned images are imported into a photo-editing program and manipulated using hue, saturation, and various filters, which results in final artwork with an appearance similar to the work of surrealists. This activity addresses the national standard that requires students to communicate ideas regularly at a high level of effectiveness in at least one visual arts medium.
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A