The 6th graders just finished their landscape collages. When we began, we looked at work by Mischa Epstein and the wonderful collages she creates. As we looked at her work, I had the kids point out different ways that she created different areas (mountains, water, clouds, trees, etc.). When we began collaging, all students were told to begin with the area that was the furthest away from them and move forward. I was very pleased with the results!