CD Mural: King David School.


This mural was undertaken by all students and some staff and parents of King David School in Term 3, 2018. The patterns were individually designed and painted onto unwanted CDs. These were then glued onto a sky blue background using high strength Liquid Nails. Stencil designs were also painted onto cut out boards in the form of students at play and these were screwed to the back wall.

The project has a ‘Recycling/Sustainability/Care for the Environment’ theme.  Unwanted CDs were donated to the school by the school community and about 1400 have been included. CDs were painted in flat bright colours using cotton buds to form the various patterns. These consisted mainly of dots and lines. Vipond acrylic paints were used because they are waterproof and light fast. Using cotton buds made organization easier as they could be discarded and brushes were not required to be washed between each class.

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