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Day 1

Day 1 - Project Diary

Connecting the Worlds through Art

7th class students of Niranjana Public Welfare School present themselves and their village.


Morning session:

I want the students to connect with their creativity, therefore I make them draw

Blind self-portraits.

After that they are allowed to make the paintings 'nice'...


For the boys it seems to be easier to stay connected.

In most cases you can still see the original drawings in the coloured paintings.

The girls are very busy in making their drawings 'perfect'.

They are erasing their original drawings, creating a kind of Manga-Princess instead.

There are arising many nice paintings, unfortunately each of them very similar to the others.


Maybe I should forbid using the rubber tomorrow :)



For those, who have completed their paintings, I give an

Extra task:

Creating a Village Map