Within The Writing Process:
Crafting Collage Stories
two- or three-day workshop is designed to provide teachers with
an experiential understanding of how collage made from hand-painted
textured papers can become a dynamic vehicle for discovering, developing,
and expressing story.
will create their own portfolios of hand-painted textured papers,
weave story ideas that grow out of their beautiful papers, and construct
a sequence of collage images to create story. Specific techniques
will be modeled to draw rich language from collage images. Classroom
mini-lessons, modeling practices, and management tips will be woven
throughout the training.
Workshops, Chicago, Illinois and Durham, New Hampshire.
Flores, Office of Community Arts Partnerships, Columbia College
author/illustrators, participants will observe their own creative
process as their stories literally take shape. They will also experience
the dynamic visual and kinesthetic thinking that occurs throughout
this process. Integration into other content areas will be discussed.