The Art and Science of Color and Light
the above web sites introduce students to the concept of collage.
Technically, a collage is a combination of photos, paper, fabric, rubber
stamps, magazine paper, etc. arranged on a background. Discourage the use of computer generated images In this case
students will be constructing their collages on an 8.5 x 11 paper.
Students will divide the paper in half length wise (hot dog). On the left side will be a collage of light and on the right side of the paper will be the collage of color.
this collage project, students will collect images, either realistic or
abstract to create a collage with the theme of Art and Science or Light and Color and some
of what is embedded in that big idea. Encourage students to seek
sources for their collages from magazines, interesting papers, scraps of
fabric, WORDS, printing stamps, stickers, stenciled letters, free hand
drawings or quotes, odds and ends of various sorts.
complete a collage yourself and use as an example for students. You
will learn a lot about collage as you produce a collage.
shapes to be cut out, trimmed, and fit together or overlayed. A collage
should not have any white from the paper showing through from behind
the pasted images.
The theme of the collage is Art and Science or Light and Color. This piece will become an art piece for their journal. The title and author name can be superimposed, in black ink or
other, on the collage.