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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More Info

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 is Art Important?
Art is important for a number of reasons – it makes life more interesting and cultivates an inspiring environment. It
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Why Should You Plan Out Your Art Composition?
Art is a process, and figuring out your composition before you get started, will speed up the art-making process. So
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Why do Artists use Sketchbooks?
Sketchbooks are a great tool for artists to practice their craft. You can think of sketching as creating a rough
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Interviews & Talks

Collages Inspired by my Family
Back when I was a senior in college, I created my first cohesive body of collage work where I made
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How my Art Portfolio Site Evolved
I studied painting and creative writing when I was in college. As an art major, I had a project to
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Collages Inspired by the National Zoo
I’ve found a lot of inspiration from the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Over the years, I’ve visited the zoo
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The Adventures of Bosty

Bosty goes to Chincoteague, VA
Bosty wanted to get away for the weekend, but didn’t feel like traveling too far away from DC, so he
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Bosty visits the Cherry Blossoms in DC
Earlier this month, Bosty had a chance to check out the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC during their peak bloom.
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Bosty goes to Tampa, FL
Bosty wanted to take a break from the grind of city life, and spend some time lounging by the beach.
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