How to get one of my newspaper blackout prints for less than $20
- Buy a copy of Newspaper Blackout and tear out your favorite poem
- Obtain a cheap 8x10 frame w/ a 5x7 matte, maybe from IKEA.
- Frame your poem.
Of course, the same method will work with any of your favorite illustrations from Steal Like An Artist — just substitute a square frame with a 5x5 matte.
Use scrap paper to block out words and letters until you’ve “discovered” a secret message in the cover. Your message might be a sentence, a phrase, or even a single word.
Says reader Tabinda:
an afternoon in my favourite coffee shop led to this
See more poems in progress.
Afternoon blackout poetry in the Cody Center
Blackouts by MissJLud's students
Afternoon Blackout Poetry in the Cody Center.
Marlee V.’s @mv021 workbook page.