Laura

Hi Laura! Over the Easter Holiday, do drawings, make collages, take photographs linked to the artworks below. See suggestions underneath each pin. Remember: "Don't wait around for inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work"
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Art Deco Print // Swimmers print //. Repeat a pattern of swimmers over a range of different mini collages that represent water. use different tones of blue paper (you could paint these yourself).

Art Deco Print // Swimmers print //. Repeat a pattern of swimmers over a range of different mini collages that represent water. use different tones of blue paper (you could paint these yourself).

David Hockney: Munich Olympic Games (1970). Notice how the water has been really simplified with the reflection of the swimmer on the surface. Could you do some studies of the water in the pool? Try to take photographs of different reflections and ripples.

David Hockney: Munich Olympic Games (1970). Notice how the water has been really simplified with the reflection of the swimmer on the surface. Could you do some studies of the water in the pool? Try to take photographs of different reflections and ripples.

Russian Poster. Try your own collage with found pieces of paper. Notice the white silhouette behind and the deep blue background paper.

Russian Poster. Try your own collage with found pieces of paper. Notice the white silhouette behind and the deep blue background paper.

Russian constructivist poster 1928. A great poster to try something dynamic with the photogrpahs you take. Think about your own experiences of swimming competitively.

Russian constructivist poster 1928. A great poster to try something dynamic with the photogrpahs you take. Think about your own experiences of swimming competitively.

Munich 1972 Olympics. Notice the very simple illustrations. Reducing the lanes of the track (or pool!) to a few shapes. Try some of your own simple collages with different coloured paper. You could choose some of the things you would find near a pool like the clock, the lanes, the dividers.

Munich 1972 Olympics. Notice the very simple illustrations. Reducing the lanes of the track (or pool!) to a few shapes. Try some of your own simple collages with different coloured paper. You could choose some of the things you would find near a pool like the clock, the lanes, the dividers.

Anthea Hamilton. Using silhouettes over a strong blue background is a creative way of moving a design on. Try to make this project about your personal connection with swimming.

Anthea Hamilton. Using silhouettes over a strong blue background is a creative way of moving a design on. Try to make this project about your personal connection with swimming.

Munich 1972 Olympics Swimming poster. One to try on photoshop? Take some photographs of swimmers, some close up and some far away. Experiment then on photoshop? Does this when you return if you dont have access to photoshop at home.

Munich 1972 Olympics Swimming poster. One to try on photoshop? Take some photographs of swimmers, some close up and some far away. Experiment then on photoshop? Does this when you return if you dont have access to photoshop at home.

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