ABC, As Easy As…

What’s more basic than the ABCs? One of my favorite projects to do with students is to ask them to create their own alphabets. Sometimes that means crafting them from whatever supplies are around like the example above. The letters of Starting Artists were created by my students out of newspaper, plastic cups, fabric, spray paint, tissue paper flowers, cardboard, and wood.

Another example of an alphabet project we did at SA is below in video form. My students went on a photo safari to find the alphabet in our neighborhood in Brooklyn. I’m looking forward to doing a similar project with the kids at Neo Juventud soon. I was inspired to share these ABC examples because I recently came across artist Megan Hyland’s typographic movie poster alphabet on Flavorwire – some of my favorite examples are below.

Enjoy, Mari 

*

SAlphabet

*

By Megan Hyland


*

*

*

Advertisements

Tags: , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: