This Power-point contains 105 slides which will guide you and your students toward the completion of your very own Surreal Collage. You’ll learn about numerous artists and their different approaches to surrealism. You’ll also learn all about collage, collage artists, and specific collage techniques which will enhance the craftsmanship skills of your students and the final outcomes. Below is a more detailed breakdown of what’s included in the presentation. I trust you and your students will enjoy this all-inclusive lesson and the amazing results that follow as much as mine did.
-Bo (The Art Guru)
Slides 1-4: What is Surrealism? How is it defined? What are its’ characteristics? All of these questions are answered and numerous pictures and a video link add to this lesson and discussion section.
Slides 5-41: Take a close look at some of the most well-known surrealists of the past 100 years including: M.C. Escher, Salvador Dali, Frida Kahlo, Renee Magritte, and others. Compare and contrast the different ways these artists approached surrealism.
Slides 42-50: Learn how Surrealism exists in our everyday lives, from cartoons and books to careers like special effects and much more.
Slides 51-53: What is Collage? How did it start?
Slides54-85 Famous Collage artists (both past and present) and their work are explored in this section. Some artists included are: Romare Bearden, Wangechi Mutu, Julien Pacard, Eugenia Loli, Richard Hamilton, and many more.
Slides 86-92: Explore the Process of collage from selecting a background and finding images in magazines to proper cutting and gluing techniques. Another video link is also attached to aid your students.
Slide 93: The Goals for the Project are outlined. What will your students specifically need to do? How will they be graded?
Slide 94-104: Study plenty of student examples and the varied ways to complete this project.
Slide 105: Grading sheet for the teacher which you can alter to suit your needs.