Our next few posts will show art, as requested by @g.is.for_great, an 8 year old budding artist.
Today we will show the incredible artwork and picture book illustrations of Black males by Ekua Holmes whose work was on display in the Boston Museum of Art.
Ms. Holmes makes art collages using newspaper, photos, fabric, and other materials to create colorful amazing art
What is collage?
Collage, is a French word, meaning 'to glue,' and is an artistic style using gluing and different materials to a flat surface.
You can use fabric and ribbon scraps, paper scraps, yarn, buttons, pasta, stickers, nature items, AND glue.
@g.is.for_great, can you create a collage? Let us know and we will post your art!
Next post...more artists who collage!
WE ARE HERE will provide you book reviews, discussions, news, and programming about literature and literacy by and about Black males. This site will also feature vlog conversations on topics related to the promoting literacy and voice for Black boys and young men.