Author Archives: rjardin

Zentangle Eyes to Clay Bowls

The grade 6 students have been very busy in the art room. Not a minute is wasted! They have now completed their gorgeous Zentangle eyes. The students had to demonstrate an ability to: tone create movement add repeated patterns present work … Continue reading

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Colour Tutorials and Harmonies

The HS Art Foundations class were reviewing colour theory. Many of the students have not studied colour before, other than primary and secondary colours. Therefore, I decided to create a fun and quick way for them to learn. Colour Tutorials The students … Continue reading

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Grade 8 Progress-Sculpture Chairs

  After our huge success selling our Endagermalia books (you can read more here) it was time for something completely different: CHAIR SCULPTURES. The students were introduced to the terminology of sculpture from the elements to techniques and materials. After discussing … Continue reading

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Hundertwasser is Alive in G7

This is a continuation of my previous post where we left off with the students designing their gorgeous concepts. They were required to choose a Vietnamese landscape photo and reinterpret it using Hundertwasser’s colourful, symbolic and highly patterned style. These were created … Continue reading

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Welcome G6 Q3

Once again, we began with our digital sketchbook covers. The students took selfies from interesting angles using MovieFX, then they added the photo into Wordfoto. This allowed the students to enter words that described themselves and their interests. They then drew … Continue reading

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An Update: Art Foundations 1

We have only had 3 weeks since the Christmas break and now it is the TET break. So we decided to do a 3 week crash course in PERSPECTIVE. Even though this is a 9-12 class many students have never … Continue reading

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Hundertwasser Inspired ART, G7

After traveling to Austria and seeing Friedensreich Hunderwasser’s art and architecture in real life, I knew I wanted to teach a unit about him. There are so many reasons why we should be studying his work, ideas and inspirations! He … Continue reading

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