11-4-16 Creative Thinking Prompt: Visual Puns
A visual pun is a play on words using images.
“Laughing Gas” from Punny Pixels http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/punny-pixels-illustrated-puns-visual-wordplay/
- uses a word that has a double meaning or different associations
- can communicate a message without using written words
- figurative language – uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation
- combines two or more symbols to form a new meaning
Visual puns are fun and a clever way to use your creativity.
Can you guess what this is?
If not here’s its realistic counterpart.
Creative Thinking Prompt: Create your own visual puns. Here’s a list to get you started: ipod, butterfly, bookworm, fruit fly, running shoes, house fly.
Think Deeper: Invent a visual pun joke.
Here’s my visual pun joke.
What did the eggs do when they saw the frying pan?
They scrambled away.