Mario's Story

A remarkable story made by one of my students in an after-school program at the Queens Museum.  The project took inspiration from the Wonderstruck in the Panorama exhibition highlighting work from Brian Selznick's book Wonderstruck.  Students refrenced Selznick's work to become acquainted with how an illustrator takes an idea for a story and works it out from small thumb nails into the sequencing of final illustrations that make their way into print. They also spent a lot of time thinking about how an illustration is somethng that conveys a clear idea without words.  Then, having prepped them in the basics, the final project asked students to think of an object in their household that symbolized an aspect of their family's history and to bring that story to life in words and pictures.  This is Mario's story...

 

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    shirley (Friday, 27 September 2013 15:52)

    Wonderful storytelling and art! I'm inspired..thanks for sharing, Tiim. Way to go Mario!!