Using contemporary celebrity portraits, students use a range of tissue paper and coloured card to build a mixed media surface before working paint and pastels over the top. Celebrity templates provided - to create additional templates - copy a portrait image from google and move over to microsoft word and simply adjust the picture settings.
A great resource to get students thinking about the deeper meaning of Banksy’s work which leads to a mono-print technique. The power point visually demonstrates the correct printing technique for a smooth teaching delivery.
Students explore the distorted style of Picasso by using geometric shapes and abstract features to create a composition. Students then use oil pastel gradients to define segments of the portrait using blending techniques demonstrated on the powerpoint.