Year 5 have been learning about painter David Hockney during their Guided Home Learning Art lessons. Hockney is considered to be one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century but is a particularly relevant subject for current learning given that he has produced a lot of his Art in recent years using his iPad, just as our girls are doing!

The girls discovered that Hockney became fascinated by photography during a particular stage of his career and used an old Polaroid camera to take photographs of people, which he then put together in a photo collage portrait he referred to as ‘joiners’. Year 5 used their iPad cameras and the Procreate app to produce their own Hockney-inspired joiner self-portraits. Brilliant work, girls.

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