HARVEST THIS HALLOWEEN
OR FALL IDEA!
The October issue of Arts & Activities Magazine (a resource every visual arts teacher should have) has one of these Mexican-inspired, mixed media paper creations on the cover (my complete article is featured in the magazine, which you can access online).
|The figure, from an old anatomy book, was enhanced with acrylics.|
|The "wings" here are also from an unwanted medical book.|
|Washes of thin acrylics were used to enhance the anatomy images, |
but inks could be used instead. Dia de los Muertos,
or Day of the Dead,is all about new birth,
re-birth, and transformation.