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

Why Do Artists Create Self Portraits?
A self portrait is a representation of an artist created by that artist. Self portraits have been made in every
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Pretty as a Peacock by collage artist Megan Coyle
How to Make a Paper Collage
Collage is a medium that involves layers – usually layers of paper, magazine cutouts, or photographs – although there are
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How to Handle Criticism as an Artist
If you’re an artist or an aspiring artist, you’ll eventually find yourself getting faced with criticism. Some of the criticism
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Interviews & Talks

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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Why I am an Artist
“Why are you an artist?” I get asked this question a lot, and every time I hear it, I’m always
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The Adventures of Bosty

Bosty goes to Quebec City
Bosty wanted to visit Canada the other day, so he could check out Quebec City. He spent the first couple
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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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