03 Nov Art Project for Years 5 and 6
Year 5 & 6 are currently working with local artists Lyndall Phelps and Adam Bridgland who specialises in screen-printing and is a graduate of the Royal College of Art in London as part of the public art engagement for a major public art commission by artist Alison Turnbull for the new Peterhouse Technology Park in Fulbourn, which is currently being developed for ARM Holdings.
The children will use photos they take of natural objects to create their own colourful screen prints with the help of the two professional artists.
On Thursday, they met Lyndall and used iPads to take photos in Cherry Hinton Park and on Bateman Street. They are now creating abstract shapes from their photographs, which will then be overlaid using drawing and collage to make an intricate and colourful artwork. The students will then create a two-colour screen print.
We are thrilled to have been selected to take part in this project. It is a great opportunity for the children to see art in everyday life and look forward to seeing the finished prints next week.