Picture challenge | 2023

Your Art World

S6 pupils from across the Scottish Borders have created a picture to inspire you to get creative and make something of your own. It could be creative writing, video, audio, 2D or 3D art. Jump inside the picture and see where your imagination takes you...

Download the slide show to take your group through this challenge step by step

A collage created by S6 pupils from across the Scottish Borders which includes drawings, photographs and printed material.

This picture was made by collaging together different pictures that the group liked. What do you notice in the picture? How would you describe it to somebody who hasn’t seen it? Which part is the most interesting to you?

Picture Challenge

S6 pupils from schools across the Scottish Borders worked together to create this picture. Watch this short video to find out what inspired them and to get ideas, before you use the slide show to help your group think, wonder and create their own unique artwork.  

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Artists meet the challenge 

Find out how make-up and Tik-Tok artist Maddie Hill got inspired by this picture to make her own unique body art.  

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Share your art

Share your art

The deadline for you to send us your art is Sunday 7 January 2024.
We will add all your art to the gallery as soon as we can.

Remember that schools are in with a chance of winning £125 of art materials when they share pupils’ art online.

Get started

Get started

All of the challenges in Your Art World are open-ended to encourage creative thinking. The getting started pages help children to think for themselves and figure out what matters to them.

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Your Art World

Your Art World

Your Art World is an online community by and for 3 to 18-year-olds: a place to think, wonder, create and share your art online. Find resources and open-ended challenges to inspire critical thinking, play and individual voice.