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The sky was filled with hundreds of birds

Discussion Points

  1. What perspective do you think this is taken from? Why?

Did You Know

  1. This painting has been visually compared to the technique of solarisation attributed to Man Ray. Solarisation is a technique used in developing photographs that results in a partial reversal of tones which are particularly evident at boundaries o flight/dark values.


Visual Arts:
Making, Responding
  1. Explore Man Ray and the technique of solarisation. Discover how Man Ray developed this technique and explain how it relates to this painting.
  2. Use a mirror to create your own painting of the sky. Place the mirror outside (partially under a tree provides lovely contrast) and paint what you can seeā€¦

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