This is part three of a series showing how costume design and literature can be easily integrated. 3. Look at class distinctions My costume design professor taught me this: Credit cards helped make the distinction between rich and middle class/poor less obvious because people could purchase clothing outside their budget.
In the past, though, clothing was an obvious sign of wealth, rank, and class. During the Victorian Era (1837-1901), a person’s class and income often indic
Integrating art into a literature class has several pitfalls that I'm working to overcome. One of the main issues is scaffolding the art and literature together in a way that makes sense, doesn't take up too much time, and doesn't involve a ton supplies. In this very brief visual tutorial, I teach students to look for colors and images in the poem "The Flower School" by Rabindranath Tagore and then create a simple, fast background. The colors I chose for the background are bl