INSPIRED BY FAMOUS PAINTERS, STUDENTS MAKE DESIGNS FROM WASTE
Elementary school students in Trabzon create their own designs from scrap materials, inspired by the works of world-famous painters, in an online environment where they meet with their friends from other cities and countries.
The Consuming World Transforming Art eTwinning project, led by teachers from Ce-Zi-Ne Brothers and Hızırbey Primary Schools in Trabzon, aims to enable students to meet world-renowned artists and realize that waste materials are recyclable.
In addition to Trabzon, a total of 112 students aged 8-9 from Muğla, Ordu, Kocaeli and Zonguldak, as well as Croatia, Romania and Italy took part in the project, which featured works by famous painters and exchanged ideas.
The students, who create their own designs by making the works of the painters they study with waste materials in their workshops, raise awareness of the use of waste and develop their imagination.
The students, who also play by making instruments from scrap materials, wrote and composed: “Don’t throw trash, don’t pollute the world. Transform the old, beautify your environment.” He enjoys his rap song and draws attention to the evaluation of recyclables.
3rd grade student Gizem Tüfekçi, who painted Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” with scrap materials, said she met the painters thanks to the project.
Tüfekçi said, “I love painting and I enjoyed getting to know the painters.” called.
Çınar Karagöz explained that she was inspired by Giuseppe Arcimboldo and made a self-portrait with fruit. Karagöz said he used bananas, onions and beans in the study.
Zeynep İkra Aksaç, on the other hand, explained that in her work, inspired by Van Gogh’s painting, she painted and designed waste materials such as used newspaper by pouring salt and sugar on them.