#DO52 WEEK 34: NEWSPAPER BLACKOUT POEMS

#DO52 is a weekly project to inspire you to create more art!  We’ll announce a new theme each week. Post your submission in the blog comments.  We’ll feature our favorites in this blog the following Friday.

#DO52week34: Write a poem by blacking out text in the newspaper!

  • Have you guys heard of Austin Kleon? Austin is a New York Times bestselling author of three illustrated books, and we’re taking a page out of those books this week! One of Austin’s projects that we love is called Newspaper Blackout Poems, which he writes by blacking out unwanted text in newspaper articles to reveal a hidden poem.

Here are some examples via Austin’s website:

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Don’t forget to head back to last week’s #DO52 to check out who was immortalized on currency!