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    • Monica Lewis

      INTRO PROJECT: USE VARIETY OF SHADING TECHNIQUES WITH VARIOUS MATERIALS VERY successful expressive line/value/text project. Use a printed capital alphabet packet from Word to trace overlapping first and last names on white paper and finished with extra fine point sharpie in 1 color.

    • Lane Beth

      elvie studio: inspiration monday. Add texture by drawing some scribble lines all around the outside of your shape.

    • Margherita Allan

      idea for stitching around shapes elvie studio: inspiration monday. Add texture by drawing some scribble lines all around the outside of your shape.

    • Vintage Packrat

      drawing - expressive line/value/text Art 1. Elvie Studio

    • Jodi Spilde

      Tutorial for lettering - awesome doodle art blog

    • Nicole Cat

      Creative lettering effects. #Art #Craft

    • Angela Fisk

      elvie studio: November 2011

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    doodled letters- tell each student to add the names of all the authors they know or something like that for a beginning of he year assignment.

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    THATS AWESOME!!! Oh My Word, so cool!