“Artists often use historic events, books or poems as exciting starting points for their artwork. This makes their artwork more personal and gives them chance to express their feelings and opinions visually.
Create large-scale imaginative pieces and discover new ways of designing ambitious compositions based on your own interests. Use a variety of mixed media techniques, including drawing, painting, printmaking and collage to develop ideas and skills. Look at the work of Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Shepard Fairey as inspiration for your personal masterpiece!”
So ran the descriptor for the 2014 Year 7 & 8 art masterclass which took place over just 2 three-hour sessions. Here are the results. Click each to enlarge.