Category Archives: Grade 7

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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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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Passion Projects G7

This was my first time trying Passion Projects. I have wanted to do it for quite a few years but, was worried about the quality of work produced, especially when students are working on their OWN, and not on the … Continue reading

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Functional Clay G7

After completing our out of the frame drawings and reflecting upon them, the students were ready to begin their second challenge: “Design a functional object based on your animal”. The clay is currently drying, it will be fired and then … Continue reading

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G7 Out Of The Frame

THE DEVELOPMENT The grade 7 students had their last class for their “Out of the Frame” mixed media tonal drawing. We began with a practise 4 box piece. The purpose of this first task was to improve our drawing skills by … Continue reading

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Stunning Work in Grade 7

Grade 7 have just finished their practise piece. They had to choose an animal/insect and draw it from 4 different viewpoints. One had to demonstrate line variation, another applied graphite tones, then they had to tone with colour pencil. The … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to 2016-17 in Studio A300

Welcome back to Studio A300! We have just had our first full week of school following the new timetable. It certainly has been a busy few days in the art room. The first task was to create a sketchbook cover. … Continue reading

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