Untitled painting by Robert Curry
I explained that he probably used digital media to create this effect, while we would be using the ever-popular (and cheap) tempera paint. I wish I had access to large-scale color printers at my school to create digital prints, but we have to settle sometimes, don't we?
I told the students that they could use words such as their name, their school, their sports team, etc. I tried to emphasize overlapping the letters, altering the size of the letters and making some go off the page so the audience cannot read the actual words they used.
Here are a few finished paintings: