Wednesday, February 22, 2017

How to Make a Newspaper Blackout Poem on the iPad

​igh-tech update for an old trick

​Austin Kleon explains how to make Blackout Poems using an iPad. ​

Even though I still prefer the old analog way, there are times (mostly on the bus or out on the porch or lying in bed) when I don't have a newspaper and a marker in front of me, so I've been experimenting with making them on my iPad.

Here's how I do it, if you want to play along…


​You could use any drawing program that lets you import from the camera roll. While a stylus is a fancy touch, your finger will work just fine too.​