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ONE DAY PROJECTS FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL ART CLASS

Recycled Photo Memes

Phyllis Burstein
with students at Walter Payton College Prep, Chicago

Challenge:
Students make memes using discarded photos from previous photo shoots and devise and add text captions.


Materials: rejected photos, computer, software that can add type.
Free: GIMP or MEME generator

Process:
• Students get in groups of 4/5 and choose images from previous photo shoots.
• Brainstorm captions to put on photos
• In Photoshop or using free software, students devise and add typed captions to their memes.

Lesson Expansion:
• Make memes into magnets or decals.
• Use memes to promote your class, program, or fundraising event.