Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Egyptian Faces 2

We were inspired by the Deep Space Sparkle website to make these Egyptian portraits. Firstly we experimented with oil pastels in our sketch books to make a range of patterns to decorate our Egyptians with.

Pattern experiments

Later I did a directed drawing with the children to make an Egyptian face and head dress. The children then used some of their pattern ideas to decorate the piece. Once they were complete I cut the faces out and mounted them on a colourful backing paper.

Egyptian by R age 5. Oil pastels

Egyptian by L age 3. Oil pastels

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