Take a photograph in black and white. Glue it onto bristol board. Have students rip and cut newspaper pieces and place the correct values in the right areas for a collage.
Idea for project: Mixing "art history," "artists," etc. with popular culture. High school students would LOVE this!
I LOVE working with newspaper and magazine
magazine collage life size self portrait
Torn paper self portraits, this is almost exactly like a project I'm doing with grade 6 now...
Frida Paper Collage
'Things That Cast Shadows' - would do with yr 9-11 - image inspiration: cast shadow AP Central - Exams: 2008 Studio Art 2-D Design: Concentration -- Jordan Harmon
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AP Central - Exams: 2008 Studio Art 2-D Design: Concentration -- Jordan Harmon