Seaford Head pupils’ graffiti workshop

Seaford Head graffiti SUS-151222-101220001
Seaford Head graffiti SUS-151222-101220001

Youngsters from Seaford Head were treated to a graffiti workshop by two professional artists.

The Year Eight students were given a rare opportunity to work with graffiti artists Tom and Jodie, who arrived armed with spray cans and brightly coloured canvasses, freshly sprayed for students to apply their own personal tag.

Students spent the morning sketching out ideas, developing lettering and refining their designs.

By midday every student had created an A4 canvas with their tag showing all different kinds of individuality and personality.

Students then took part in a live graffiti performance while Tom and Jodie led a question and answer session.

Students learnt about the history of graffiti and its’ relevance to young people today.

They also debated whether graffiti was art or vandalism, and asked the artists about their own personal tag names. All students contributed to a large collaborative piece saying respect while smaller canvasses were also created showing the school’s five ethos points.

Kathryn Greenwood, headteacher’s PA at Seaford Head, said, “Our students showed our school in a fantastic light by being creative, independent and respectful throughout the day. We look forward to welcoming Tom and Jodie back next year.”

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