Learn: Collage in the Classroom

Are you a teacher or student? Here you can find several teaching/learning resources that bring Megan Coyle’s collages into the classroom. You’ll find lesson plans and an assortment of activities for kids.

Lesson Plans

Duck and Fish by collage artist Megan Coyle
Elementary School
Includes four different elementary school lesson plans covering animals in art and the art of storytelling.

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Blue Beaver by collage artist Megan Coyle
Middle School
Includes three lesson plans that cover animals in art, narrative collage, and painting with paper.

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Open Skies by collage artist Megan Coyle
High School
Includes three lesson plans that focus on abstract, landscape and cityscape, and self-portrait collages.

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Chow Time with collage artist Megan Coyle
Collage Process
A step-by-step look at Megan Coyle’s collage process.

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A Purple Cow's Paradise by collage artist Megan Coyle
Kid’s Corner: Activities
Includes collage pages, connect the dots, matching games, and puzzles.

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Student Art inspired by Megan Coyle's technique
Student Artwork
Artwork by students around the world who have studied Megan Coyle’s collage process.

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Resources for Artists & Creatives

10 Ways to get Inspired
Inspiration is something that can find you at the most unexpected times, but it’s also something that you need to
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How to “Paint with Paper”
I call the collage technique I use, “painting with paper,” because I manipulate magazine strips in such a way that
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How to Develop a Creative Support Network
Criticism and hard work come with the territory of being an artist. And in order to move past all that
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Interviews & Talks

Why I Make Collages
I’ve been making art for as long as I can remember. I guess you could say that first I learned
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Code Artist by Day, Fine Artist by Night
People often think I’m a full-time visual artist, although I’m actually a full-time web developer who makes artwork part-time. I still consider
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The Ongoing Discouragement Factor
I’ve been told that as a kid, I used to draw an abnormal amount. I’d spend hours with coloring books
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The Adventures of Bosty

Bosty goes to Grounds for Sculpture
Bosty decided to take a break from the Washington, DC area, and headed up to Hamilton, New Jersey to check
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Bosty goes to the Hirshhorn
Since Bosty lives in the Washington, DC area, he decided to stop by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden to
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Bosty goes to SFMOMA
While visiting San Francisco, Bosty decided to check out the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He especially wanted to
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