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Kids school and holiday art clubs

Mapping My World: Day 1

Artist Shiraz Bayjoo led children in a two day exploration of identity, collage and paint.

See what we got up to on day one!

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Shiraz introduced the children to collage artists and techniques

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Children had brought in a collection of personal items with significance to them, which we copied and photographed for use in our collage.

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We cut up images of our objects and combined them with maps, travel brochures and magazines to tell stories of parts of our life.

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We experimented with composition, laying out and combining images

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After lunch we discussed abstract painting

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Shiraz demonstrated different painting techniques.

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Then we had a creative explosion and tested out lots of ideas.

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In day two we will combine all these experiments into one large piece, collaging our stories onto a painted backdrop.

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