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Fri, 29 Sep 2006 15:11:10 -0500
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Oh, yes!! And you can get that in pretty large rolls - Marlene, can
you recommend a good size / type to use??

Kathy G

"We are one brief generation in the long march of time; the future is
not ours to erase."  - David Suzuki, scientist/author/environmentalist

On Sep 29, 2006, at 2:52 PM, Marlene Hill Donnelly wrote:

> Hi Mary,
> I taught a program here a while back where the kids made little dino
> reconstructions using aluminum armature wire for a very simplified
> skeleton and fleshed it out with a self-hardening kid's sculpture
> material that could be painted later.  I made the skeletons for the
> younger kids, older ones made their own and came up with some
> remarkable pieces.  It was a bit wild but fun and generally
> successful.
> Marlene
>> Dear Sciart,
>> My department is planning a Fossil Fest for February 10, 2007.  I'm
>> going to be organizing an illustration section and wonder if any of
>> you have any experience planning hands-on art activities for the
>> general public?  I got a few good ideas when I was chatting with
>> people in Wisconsin at our annual meeting, but am curious what ideas
>> might be out there?
>> Thank you!
>> Mary Parrish
>> Department of Paleobiology
>> National Museum of Natural History
>> Smithsonian Institution
> --
> Marlene Hill Donnelly
> Scientific Illustrator, Department of Geology
> Field Museum
> phone (312) 665-7638
> office hours Mon., Thurs. and Fri.