Book of Detroit

Spring is in the air and Hands-On Folktales is busy as a bee! Southwest Detroit’s Matrix Theatre Company asked Hands-On Folktales to lead their students in a Picture Storybook course.
Celebrate Your Story is a class for 5-7 year old artists and storytellers. Our students decided to spotlight different aspects of their experiences in Detroit. They learned about the parts of a story, heroes and villains. Each student created a short story and translated some of the ideas into visual art. They were asked to consider texture and color using different techniques: collage, watercolor etc.
The result is an anthology of action, fantasy, memories and daydreams.
Stay tuned for more information on their “Book of Detroit”.

created by the 2015 Celebrate Your Story class

created by the 2015 Celebrate Your Story class

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