Charles Mason: Photographer

Grade 2

John Lentine, Art Specialist

Students examine the work of Fairbanks photographer Charles Mason and make a special humorous collage, combining multiple images they unify with charcoal gray tone techniques to simulate black and white photography.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. examine and specifically identify humor in selected works of photographer Charles Mason.
  2. select at least three diverse images to use in a collage.
  3. unify diverse black and white copied images using charcoal techniques.
  4. cut and glue neatly to create a collage.