Pablo Picasso once said: ‘Every act of Creation is first an Act of Destruction’. To make, we must first destroy.  Lapis Lazuli, is a pigment from previous centuries similar to contemporary French Ultramarine. This was made from first crushed semi-precious stones. For the artist to fully grasp creativity, he or she must also grasp destruction. To break something means to create a new reality for it, and to create something means to simultaneously destroy any other possibilities which that object or material may have previously had.

The Grade 12 Visual Art students have embarked on this exciting journey of exploration of the new IEB topic for their final Exam Drawing.


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