Culture Clash Introduction


"Collage is like life; you take what you have and make the most of it" Romare Bearden

Purpose:

  • To learn basic editing tools in Photoshop

  • To look closely at photographs created by others and you

  • To use creative problem-solving skills to make a collage

  • To combine images from our friends in Beijing with your own to create a "Culture Clash Photo Montage".


Photoshop and the "Perception of Beauty".

Steps:

1. We will explore the art media of collage looking first at the work of Romare Bearden, mathematician, musician and collage artist.

2. Watch the video below:



3. Look at the life and work of David Hockney

http://www.hockneypictures.com/current.php
  • Write a paragraph about what your learned. Post to the Ning.

  • Find your favorite work of Art, upload to the Ning.

  • Include its title, date, and explain why its your favorite.


4. Create your own collage/montage by incorporating photographs from Alaskan students, Beijing students, and your own, as you communicate the theme, "Culture Clash".