Chuck Close Collaborative Mural

Chuck Close collaborative muralChuck Close is an American artist known for his super large patterned portraits.

I created this mural template with a grid over a line drawing of his face to create all kinds of possibilities to honor this amazing artist.

• View and purchase Chuck Close Mural Template

MATERIALS
• Chuck Close template, from APFK PDF Shop
• Printer
• Cardstock paper
• Paper cutter
• Portfolio pastels
• Masking tape
• Butcher paper and glue stick (optional)

DIRECTIONS
PREP: Print Chuck Close template with laser printer. Trim pages to printed edge with paper cutter. Write assigned grid number on back as the front number will get colored over. Print color guide for students to share.
1. Each student gets a page and oil pastels. They refer to the color guide, or just color randomly, depending on what outcome is desired.
ASSEMBLY: The teacher lines up the pages according to the grid number, and tapes them together with masking tape. Another option is gluing the pages to a large sheet of butcher paper. The mural will measure 36″ x 48″ when complete.

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