Young Artist Programme - YAP

 

Term 1 - September 2020, 

Theme: Reflection

In YAP Term 1, children will confront ideas about “Reflection”. Through introspection and artistic awareness, they will experiment with various mediums and practice essential artistic skills to produce new artwork every week.

Heavily project-based, this six-week programme will encourage students to express themselves through art, while reflecting inwardly as well as outwardly about civic and social issues.

Ages 7-10

YAP Timings:

Wednesday 30th September 4:30pm - 6:30pm

OR

Saturday 3rd October 10am -12pm 

 

Week 1

Modigliani Self portrait 

Pastel on Canvas

In the first week students will dive right in and explore self portraiture in the style of Modigliani. Observing themselves in a mirror and being able to transcribe more than their physical appearance through art.

Week 2 & 3

Endangered Species

Sculptures

Using multimedia, 3 dimensional techniques and recycle reflective objects, students will consider creating a sculpture installation of endangered species inviting the public to reflect on the fragility of their ecosystem and how we are part of it.

Week 4

Reverberating cities

Watercolours

Considering locations as part of their environmental building blocks of themselves, students will learn to paint reflections in watercolours, as well as express the cultural reverberations that can be felt in a city.

Week 5

Introspections

Collage

Using multimedia and collage, students will create a composition representing all of the elements and circumstances that made them who they are.

Week 6

Into my shoes

Multimedia & paint

Using a reflective surface students will paint a cartoon representation of themselves, thinking about and inviting the viewer to put themselves into their shoes.

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