Thelma Halloran from Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School in Old Lyme, Connecticut, helps students identity the correct drying rack for their class quickly and easily by laying sheets of the same color construction paper or oak tag
on the rack shelf.
If you have a sleeve or armhole shape that works particularly well on your body or one that you've invested a good deal of time in perfecting, make a template from it using oak tag
or pattern paper and save it as a reference.
Practically, Chow delightfully spread the pages of Ligeti's demanding, poly-everything score across the music rack on a poster-sized sheet of pink oak tag
and proceeded to attack this vivacious set of fanfares with infectious enthusiasm.
For the most part, however, Hilu has operated beneath the art-world radar, drawing at an almost frenzied pace with any available materials, usually Sharpie markers on office paper or oak tag
. Yet his rough-hewn creationsembedded with text, disregarding normal rules of perspective, usually collaged, patched with clear tape, and covered on both sidesare powerful artworks that are also monuments to the Jewish experience.
As our baseball bobble collection grew, we set up a card table in my room, covered it with oak tag
, and drew a baseball field--where we held "All-Star" games with "players" switching positions; so, one day my San Francisco Giants bobble would be shortstop Chris Speier on the 1970s team and, on another day, when the 1960s All-Stars were playing, he'd be third baseman Jim Davenporf.
popular culture images of the 1960s and 70s, templates for outline of VW beetle, oak tag
, pencils, scissors, flexible corrugated cardboard, newspaper, masking tape, found materials, plaster gauze, tempera or acrylic paint, gel markers
First the students drew a vase any shape they desired on a 12" x 18" piece of oak tag
. This would become the front where the drawing of an artist's painting from color pictures would be worked with their individual ideas.
First, we folded an 8.5" x 11" piece of oak tag
in half vertically.
I gave each student a 9 x 12" (23 x 33 cm) piece of oak tag
. Students decided what materials to use, how to arrange them, if and how they should be cut, and finally, where to glue them.
STEP 1: To create each of the booklets, fold two pieces of 18" x 12" oak tag
in thirds horizontally, so you have six equal 6" x 12" panels.
* thin rulers and yardsticks (oak tag
can work too)
PEERLESS PUPPETS TAKE FORM To make the basic puppet, we first created a storage folder out of a 12" x 18" piece of manila oak tag
. We folded it in half and stapled it on the two sides.