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Summer School 2013

The summer school ran for two weeks over the summer holidays and was designed to allow some of our new Year 7 students an opportunity to get a head start on their secondary education. The two weeks were filled with a wide range of visits and numeracy and literacy workshops across a range of subject areas such as maths, English, geography, art, drama, history, RE, media, PE and technology. We also had a few special treats throughout!

Activities included:

  • Team building games
  • Creating a visual diary
  • Photography in the schools studio
  • Photo manipulation using Photoshop
  • Basic animation techniques and media terms
  • Maths brain teasers, numeracy games and treasure hunt
  • Map building and investigating the local area
  • Making pizzas and muffins (and eating them!)
  • Sculpture making using air dry clay
  • Ratio activities looking at the human form in art
  • Drama workshops
  • Sports activities
  • Creative writing

Trips included:

  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park (learning art specific terminology)
  • Pleasure Island - fun fun fun!!!
  • Lincoln Castle and Cathedral (learning about local history)
  • The Forbidden Corner – mystery, creativity and design and getting wet!
  • Kai Barnes No.1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Kai Barnes No.1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Charlotte Hall No. 1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Charlotte Hall No. 1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Charlotte Hall No. 2

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Charlotte Hall No. 2
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Daisy Butler No. 1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Daisy Butler No. 1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Daisy Butler No. 2

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Daisy Butler No. 2
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Daisy Butler No.3

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Daisy Butler No.3
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Elliot Raven-Smith No.1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Elliot Raven-Smith No.1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Emily Dowson No.1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Emily Dowson No.1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Photography Studio No.1

    Week 1 - Monday: Students learnt how to use the DSLR camera to take portrait photographs in the studio.

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    Photography Studio No.1
    Week 1 - Monday: Students learnt how to use the DSLR camera to take portrait photographs in the studio.
  • Photography Studio No.2

    Week 1 - Monday: Students learnt how to use the DSLR camera to take portrait photographs in the studio.

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    Photography Studio No.2
    Week 1 - Monday: Students learnt how to use the DSLR camera to take portrait photographs in the studio.
  • The Forbidden Corner Visit No.1

    Week 1 - Tuesday: Surprise visit to The Forbidden Corner. www.theforbiddencorner.co.uk

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    The Forbidden Corner Visit No.1
    Week 1 - Tuesday: Surprise visit to The Forbidden Corner. www.theforbiddencorner.co.uk
  • The Forbidden Corner Visit No.2

    Week 1 - Tuesday: Surprise visit to The Forbidden Corner. www.theforbiddencorner.co.uk

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    The Forbidden Corner Visit No.2
    Week 1 - Tuesday: Surprise visit to The Forbidden Corner. www.theforbiddencorner.co.uk
  • The Forbidden Corner Visit No.3

    Week 1 - Tuesday: Surprise visit to The Forbidden Corner. www.theforbiddencorner.co.uk

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    The Forbidden Corner Visit No.3
    Week 1 - Tuesday: Surprise visit to The Forbidden Corner. www.theforbiddencorner.co.uk
  • Pizza Making No.1

    Week 1 - Thursday: Pizza making!

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    Pizza Making No.1
    Week 1 - Thursday: Pizza making!
  • Pizza Making No.2

    Week 1 - Thursday: Pizza making!

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    Pizza Making No.2
    Week 1 - Thursday: Pizza making!
  • Pizza Making No.3

    Week 1 - Thursday: Pizza making!

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    Pizza Making No.3
    Week 1 - Thursday: Pizza making!
  • Pizza Making No.4

    Week 1 - Thursday: Pizza making!

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    Pizza Making No.4
    Week 1 - Thursday: Pizza making!
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.1

    Week 2 - Monday: Students visited the Yorkshire sculpture park and learnt how to describe a sculpture using subject specific words such as semi abstract and scale.

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    Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.1
    Week 2 - Monday: Students visited the Yorkshire sculpture park and learnt how to describe a sculpture using subject specific words such as semi abstract and scale.
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.2

    Week 2 - Monday: Students visited the Yorkshire sculpture park and learnt how to describe a sculpture using subject specific words such as semi abstract and scale.

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    Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.2
    Week 2 - Monday: Students visited the Yorkshire sculpture park and learnt how to describe a sculpture using subject specific words such as semi abstract and scale.
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.3

    Week 2 - Monday: Students visited the Yorkshire sculpture park and learnt how to describe a sculpture using subject specific words such as semi abstract and scale.

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    Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.3
    Week 2 - Monday: Students visited the Yorkshire sculpture park and learnt how to describe a sculpture using subject specific words such as semi abstract and scale.
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.4

    Week 2 - Monday: After a long walk around the park the students ate a hearty lunch!

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    Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.4
    Week 2 - Monday: After a long walk around the park the students ate a hearty lunch!
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.5

    Week 2 - Monday: Students visited the Yorkshire sculpture park and learnt how to describe a sculpture using subject specific words such as semi abstract and scale.

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    Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.5
    Week 2 - Monday: Students visited the Yorkshire sculpture park and learnt how to describe a sculpture using subject specific words such as semi abstract and scale.
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.6

    Week 2 - Monday: Students visited the Yorkshire sculpture park and learnt how to describe a sculpture using subject specific words such as semi abstract and scale.

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    Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit No.6
    Week 2 - Monday: Students visited the Yorkshire sculpture park and learnt how to describe a sculpture using subject specific words such as semi abstract and scale.
  • Sculpture workshop No.1

    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.

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    Sculpture workshop No.1
    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.
  • Sculpture workshop No.2

    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.

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    Sculpture workshop No.2
    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.
  • Sculpture workshop No.3

    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.

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    Sculpture workshop No.3
    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.
  • Sculpture workshop No.4

    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.

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    Sculpture workshop No.4
    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.
  • Sculpture workshop No.5

    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.

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    Sculpture workshop No.5
    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.
  • Sculpture workshop No.6

    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.

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    Sculpture workshop No.6
    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.
  • Sculpture workshop No.7

    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.

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    Sculpture workshop No.7
    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.
  • Sculpture workshop No.9

    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.

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    Sculpture workshop No.9
    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.
  • Sculpture workshop No.10

    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.

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    Sculpture workshop No.10
    Week 2 - Tuesday: Based on the trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture park. Students looked at the work of Henry more and learnt more about semi abstract forms and ratio to create their own sculptures, made from air dry clay.
  • Animation

    Week 2 - Tuesday: After a busy day, the students had the chance to animate a sculpture using stop frame animation using istopmotion on the macbooks. They also learnt various media terms such frame rate and shot type.

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    Animation
    Week 2 - Tuesday: After a busy day, the students had the chance to animate a sculpture using stop frame animation using istopmotion on the macbooks. They also learnt various media terms such frame rate and shot type.
  • Week 2 - Wednesday: Maths brain teasers!

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    Week 2 - Wednesday: Maths brain teasers!
  • Numeracy Workshop No.1

    Week 2 - Wednesday: Maths brain teasers!

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    Numeracy Workshop No.1
    Week 2 - Wednesday: Maths brain teasers!
  • Numeracy Workshop No.2

    Week 2 - Wednesday: Maths brain teasers!

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    Numeracy Workshop No.2
    Week 2 - Wednesday: Maths brain teasers!
  • Numeracy Workshop No.3

    Week 2 - Wednesday: Maths brain teasers!

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    Numeracy Workshop No.3
    Week 2 - Wednesday: Maths brain teasers!
  • Pink Pig Farm No.1

    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.

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    Pink Pig Farm No.1
    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.
  • Pink Pig Farm No.2

    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.

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    Pink Pig Farm No.2
    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.
  • Pink Pig Farm No.3

    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.

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    Pink Pig Farm No.3
    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.
  • Pink Pig Farm No.4

    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.

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    Pink Pig Farm No.4
    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.
  • Pink Pig Farm No.5

    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.

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    Pink Pig Farm No.5
    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.
  • Pink Pig Farm No.6

    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.

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    Pink Pig Farm No.6
    Week 2 - Thursday: Visit to the Pink Pig Farm.
  • Pleasure Island Visit No.1

    Week 1 - Friday

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    Pleasure Island Visit No.1
    Week 1 - Friday
  • Pleasure Island Visit No.2

    Week 1 - Friday

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    Pleasure Island Visit No.2
    Week 1 - Friday
  • Pleasure Island Visit No.3

    Week 1 - Friday

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    Pleasure Island Visit No.3
    Week 1 - Friday
  • Pleasure Island Visit No.4

    Week 1 - Friday

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    Pleasure Island Visit No.4
    Week 1 - Friday
  • Pleasure Island Visit No.5

    Week 1 - Friday

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    Pleasure Island Visit No.5
    Week 1 - Friday
  • Pleasure Island Visit No.6

    Week 1 - Friday

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    Pleasure Island Visit No.6
    Week 1 - Friday
  • Pleasure Island Visit No.7

    Week 1 - Friday

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    Pleasure Island Visit No.7
    Week 1 - Friday
  • Pleasure Island Visit No.8

    Week 1 - Friday

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    Pleasure Island Visit No.8
    Week 1 - Friday
  • Pleasure Island Visit No.9

    Week 1 - Friday

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    Pleasure Island Visit No.9
    Week 1 - Friday
  • Team Building

    Week 1 - Monday: Team building activities.

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    Team Building
    Week 1 - Monday: Team building activities.
  • Jade Garland No.1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Jade Garland No.1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Jordan Marshall No.1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Jordan Marshall No.1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Luke Robinson No.1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Luke Robinson No.1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Mia Mattison No.1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Mia Mattison No.1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Mia Mattison No.2

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Mia Mattison No.2
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Mia Mattison No.3

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Mia Mattison No.3
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • Sophia Jacques No.1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    Sophia Jacques No.1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • William Allen No.1

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    William Allen No.1
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • William Allen No.2

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    William Allen No.2
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.
  • William Allen No.3

    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.

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    William Allen No.3
    Week 1 - Monday: After taking portrait photographs in the photography studio, students learnt how to manipulate their images using Photoshop to create their own POP ART self portrait.