young people worked as a team and were involved in all aspects
of the project from the design stages, construction and carving
of benches, making bench supports and drilling and fixing them
together to the final installation. They designed the murals,
looking at inspiration from graffiti artists, muralists and poster
art, enlarging imagery using an
overhead projector, choosing and mixing colours, painting their
designs, varnishing and fixing them to the exterior walls.
project has transformed areas of the school where before there
were bare walls and nowhere to sit into a brighter environment
with seating and colourful artworks.
Three young people that took part in the project attended consistently
and produced some good pieces of work and approached the project
with a lot of enthusiasm. They are being supported in gaining
an accreditation for their work.