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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Words and Watercolor

Class Topic:

Words and Watercolor


(Overview & big concepts)

Students understand the interaction between words and images.

MFA Connections:

Jasper Johns: Picture Puzzles

Art-making activity:

Watercolor resist using letter stencils

Follow-up activity: 

Create a word collage using cut out words and letters from magazines and newspapers