Watching the images emerge over the course of just a few days has been really enlightening. Though some students do not believe themselves to be good artists, I can find merit in every single one of their pieces. There is so much beauty and power in the black lines, the color choices, the way the watercolors swirl and dry unevenly, the words on the dictionary page showing through, and the images themselves.
We have started to hang the finished pieces on the wall in the classroom. The final wall will be impressive when we get all 60 of them up there. Unfortunately, these pieces say so much more when you look at them up close. The ones highest on the wall will not be able to be inspected fully.