Still Life Paper Collage

Exploring materiality through still life


Lesson 2


Learning Activity 1 - Compare & Contrast

Look at these two artworks.

Are there any similarities between these artworks? How are they similar?

Are there any differences between these artworks? How are they different?

Tropical Fruits (1969)

Georgette Chen

Sunflowers (1888)

Vincent Van Gogh

Let's watch a video to learn more about Georgette Chen and her still life painting, "Tropical Fruits".

Can you name some tropical fruits found in Geogette Chen's painting?

Tropical Fruits (1969)

Georgette Chen

Where does Singapore get our fruit from? Singapore imports most of our fruit supply so the fruits that you find in the supermarket come from various countries around the world.

Which ASEAN countries do some of these fruits com from? Let's find out!

Learning Activity 2

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a still life painting?

Let's watch the video below to find out more.

Art Challenge

We are going to sketch a still life painting using our imagination.

Here are some of the things you can include in your sketch:

- table top

- vase of flowers

- bowl of fruits


25 minutes


- Drawing paper

- Pencils

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