- Murals in Laos, lessons learned, lesson plans, and resources.
Monthly Archives: July 2011
Sompan is 7 or 8 years old and from Ban Dong, Paek District. He had the accident on 17/12/2009. He was at school. After lunch he found a small piece of metal he did not think was a cluster bomb. … Continue reading
Here is a downloadable PDF (high resolution) of the Mural/Art Workshop Handbook I created of the art-warmups, games, activities, tips and pitfalls/how to avoid them, an art workshop sample curriculum, a mural workshop sample curriculum, budgeting, documentation, and more. I … Continue reading
View a slideshow here of the students work. Some great stuff! Don’t forget to click on “Show Info” in the right-hand corner.
After the workshop, Abby and I worked on mounting the murals. We bought wood to around the back and then hammered from the front, using small nails and wire to hang them. This gave them enough support that they didn’t … Continue reading
The last day! So bittersweet, as the students have really warmed up to me and to being creative. They are really drawing and letting loose, and even though presenting their work at the end of the day is still a … Continue reading
You can download a document with the 5-day mural workshop lesson plans here. Day 4 Today I didn’t have a translator, so it was a bit silly. Thanks so much to Nick for sticking with me! 1. First we started … Continue reading
You can download a document with the 5-day mural workshop lesson plans here. Day 3 Today was a breakthrough, with students laughing, joking, truly having fun with each other, and looking into my eyes when talking to me! 1. Meditation … Continue reading