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 had to research and demonstrate their understanding of colour mixing by producing a tutorial. Key... Continue Reading →

HS MarkMaking Canvas & Prints

The HS class have nearly completed their final mark-making fabric portraits and they are looking sensational. The students have had a quarter of exploring different drawing techniques from: gesture, contour, negative space, continuous line, blind, upside down drawing and Zentangles. Theses silhouettes were the second formative task and the fabric is the third. Once the canvas... Continue Reading →

Grade 9 Has Not Been Forgotten

Grade 9 has spent the past 7 weeks studying methods and materials whilst also developing observational skills. I encouraged the students to create a marbled background to make their still life unique. The flowing movement contrasts beautifully with the inanimate subject matter. Overall the results are fabulous. I love the tones and strong shadows. Well... Continue Reading →

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