Collin L

Aftermath of War

        I have named my art The Aftermath of War.  I chose this title because it shows the true colors of war. It also shows what war does to people and the outcome of war.
        I researched my topic and got the official casualties count for numerous wars. The results were so astounding that I knew that I would do this subject.
        The significance of this topic is that it ruins lives. There have been millions of lives lost to war in the twentieth century alone. For every one of those lives, families are ruined. This topic is important to me because I don’t like it when families are torn apart and when people are scared for life.
        I used black and red colors because they are dark and the color of blood. I chose the pictures because they all showed the aftermath of war. I used Google Images to get the pictures I needed. The quote I chose was a very good one at representing my topic. “There was never a good war or a bad peace” This shows that wars are not good, but a time of peace is good. I very much agree with that quote.


Scott D.
03/02/2012 9:52am

Your quote is AWESOME, and so is your hexagon. :)

Trevor G
03/02/2012 9:55am

Love your hexagon

Isaac G
03/02/2012 9:56am

I like your pictures and also how you organized them.

Ms. Weiss
03/12/2012 7:41am

I really like how your quote went right to the heart of your issue. Nice job!


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    Emily Erickson Cook

    _National Board Certified Art Teacher
    Technology Specialist Endorsed
    Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed

    I teach middle school art in the suburban Chicago area. This project has allowed my eighth grade students to confront global issues and to have an artistic voice that expresses their concerns and passions that one day just might change the world.

    Amy Weiss

    Global Perspectives Teacher
    World History, U.S. History, and Social Studies Endorsed
    Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed

    I teach with Emily Cook in a Chicago suburban school. While my students have learned about global issues in the past, this project allowed them to see that these are not problems that people in other places in the world have to deal with, but rather, that these are world problems, and since we all have a civic responsibility to the world, these are our problems too.


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