Year 4 pupils thought about different types of symbolic portraits, with particular reference to Ben Uri artist, Michael Rothenstein’s The Love Machine and Renee Magritte’s False Mirror. Both these pieces feature larger than life eyes, with images inside them. The children used their imaginations to draw what they wanted to see in front of them in ten years’ time and created their own oversized eyes, which would contain the pictures. They used a variety of materials, including watercolours, fine liners, acrylic paints and black paper to produce their future-gazing eyes.

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