• Ronni, Designing Fairy

Art Lessons at Home: Design Your Lost Thing

How's everyone holding up? Going a little bonko nuts or channeling all that good creative energy into making things?


Here's a fun lesson I created based on the fabulously talented Shaun Tan's The Lost Thing, which I absolutely adore. I found this video and the storybook it was based on while taking a Expressive Arts course in Grad school. I fell in love. It's a story about belonging and odd creatures, and friendship.


"Something that doesn't quite fit."

First, watch the Lost Thing.




Shaun Tan talks about his creative process here:



Now, let's play. Design your lost thing based on the creatures in Utopia at the end of the movie.




Shortcut to creating:




Extra Fun. Write about Belonging.



Here's what I created, my Lost Thing design.






























Until next time,


Designing Fairy