Expressionist self portraits by Year 4.

The young artists started sketching self portraits and soon a discussion arose as to how they were then going to be made. They thought that maybe painting was going to be a bit “usual” and proposed to try something “real”. It was decided that we were going to try 3D and ideas burst as to what materials to use. I suggested paper machè balloons ….the journey started and ended almost at the end of the school year. Many layers of paper, plaster and paint were applied with passion and experimentation. Here is an illustration of our journey.

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