For the past few weeks, students have been focusing on the work of Sally Smart. Kee
ping on the theme of portraiture and our explorations in a range of media, students have been inspired by Sally Smart’s collage and multimedia works and her use of both 2 and 3 Dimensional elements in her large scale installations.
Students have considered the idea of portraiture from the perspective of collage. They have used a range of papers to create a self-portrait that shows the viewer a range of elements about the self, and have used texture and materials to further highlight those things that build a picture of who they are. Students will work on these collages over the next few weeks and built a series of panels that expand their ideas of self into a story of them.
Here are a few ideas that have emerged over the past week…
Works in Progress: