Category Archives: Grade 7

Printing in G7 & 8

The Last Unit of the Year Since this unit was taught in the last two weeks of the year, I changed it quite a bit. Firstly, Grade 7 were meant to be printing superheroes and Grade 8 were meant to be … Continue reading

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A TRIBUTE TO HUNDERTWASSER G7

Vietnamese Landscapes in the Style of Hundertwasser I wrote earlier about this project but wanted to show the final paintings and sculptures now that the unit was complete. These paintings are the students’ interpretations of the Vietnamese landscape but in the … 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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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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