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Using a page from a discarded book my students write a short story, learn about illustration and create a work of art. This activity incorporates visual arts, language ...
The supplies are simply an old discarded book, I like a book printed on a non glossy paper, few drawings or existing illustrations, with fairly large type. a ...
Begin by scanning the page for words of interest or something one might enjoy drawing. When a word or two are discovered try to find other words to ...
All words should be identified with plenty of space around them
I cannot express how important it is to allow for as much space as possible around your words of choice. When the illustration begins and paint or crayon ...
Now that your short story is selected. use a glue stick to glue the book page to a larger sheet of paper. Do not use a wet glue ...
Begin your illustration. Explain to the students that an illustration is a visual explanation of the words that they have discovered for their short story. It can be ...
Now that the illustration for the short story has ben outlined begin to add color and detail.
Watercolors are great for filling in areas, tempera, crayon resist, color pencil, assorted markers , collage, actually anything your students have used and are familiar with (except cray-pas ...
Continue to add detail
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and curses and cries of pain.
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