Students investigate the representation of the face in traditional and theatrical masks.
- consider how exaggeration and distortion of facial features creates expression that has meaning for an audience
- make drawings of faces, emphasising exaggeration and distortion
- use these drawings as a reference for making a ceramic mask
- make digital portraits and use software to manipulate images to exaggerate expression.
Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Creative Arts K–6 Syllabus (2006) © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2017.