Students learned how to develop a concept, from initial brainstorming, to artwork ideas and rough sketches. They kept journals with design ideas, sketches, experimentation, inspiration, research and reference images. They learned how to scale ideas up to paint them full size on a wall.
The project began with a practical workshop on spray painting techniques and safety. Weekly online check-ins and teacher-led tasks ensured ongoing progress. For creative inspiration, we took the students on an excursion to visit the renowned Everfresh Studio in Melbourne. A midway workshop focused on concept development and advanced techniques. Finally, Dan worked alongside the students for five days, painting the murals on-site.