Using a camera to take photos of insects students develop the ability to record and the context of the project is set. Students are then asked to study the work of 2 illustrators who are famous for their artwork depicting insects and the main body of the project begins. Ideas are explored through the use of collage, collagraph and dip pen drawing. The project is resolved when students are able to generate their own personal response that shows influence and understanding of one or more of the techniques used earlier.
This is the project outline that is shared with students, parents and teaching assistants: