David Shrigley, Imagine the Green is Red, 1998, 30.5 x 30.5 cm, C-type print. © David Shrigley

David Shrigley is known for using humour is in his pieces. In Imagine the Green is Red , he has put a sign onto a piece of grass that makes us look at it in a different way.

Choose a place around your home and put up interesting or playful signs to make family members stop and think at this spot. Take photographs of your signs. 

Shrigley’s artwork has been reproduced in a number of popular formsn such as t-shirts, badges and postcards. Choose an issue linked to the theme of My World that is important to you and create a simple design, using words and images that could be reproduced to draw attention to this global issue.

You could use paint or inks to make cards and badges or pens or fabric paints on old t-shirts or bags. Photograph the results.

Choose one of your artworks. Create a gallery information card to go with it stating:

  • The name of the artist
  • The title of the piece of work
  • A short description, including information about the subject matter, what ideas you wanted to convey and how it was made.

Share your designs using the hashtag #ConnectingClassrooms and we'll retweet the best ones.