Photomontage Exercise – Sharpie Series
Material: pre-selected found photographic images on plain paper, black fine Sharpie
Instruction: Complete visual composition with black Sharpie on paper. Additional drawing can be made on or around the photographic image.
Recommended ages: 5 and up
This exercise is designed to stimulate participants’ creative impulse to make quick visual responses to pre-selected images on paper. The visual composition should be executed instantaneously and spontaneously. The purpose of using only a black permanent marker is so that participants will learn to embrace all the marks they make on paper. There is no such a thing as making a mistakes in this exercise. Every mark made is considered as an essential part of an unique artistic expression.