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ERIC Number: EJ849922
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0004-3931
Cover Story: Different Strokes
Guhin, Paula
Arts & Activities, v145 n2 p16-17 Mar 2009
The author and her class used chalk pastels before, in the typical manner with much blending and mixing of color. She felt her high-school class needed to try another technique with no smudging with tissues, no using tortillons (blending stumps), no soft color merging. All too often, young artists blend too many colors together and lose the brilliance of the pastels. In this article, she describes a painting project she introduced to her high school students in which they learned how to create a landscape using only the medium of chalk pastels. Other learning objectives were to get students to understand and be able to use a full range of values in a work of art; utilize a thoughtful selection process in choosing subject matter; and demonstrate an understanding of hatching and crosshatching techniques.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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