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 →

Grade 9 Foundations 1: Value Drawing

LEARNING ABOUT VALUE We began the quarter be studying different ways artists create value. The students practised value scales and a variety of toning techniques from stippling, shading to lettering. We watched and copied these videos (below) and then looked at artist's works and analyzed them. https://youtu.be/ExRRHY9wT6Q?list=PLpMQzm5H42Bh2XG3cpTE5le-_w4ukX4lL Now, we were ready to practise on our own... Continue Reading →

Flip-O-Matic Printmaking in the 9/10 Studio

This was the first time I used the app Flip-O-Matic for conceptual development for a printmaking unit. It was a huge success because it made the students look at their work in a completely different way. The app mirrors sections of their drawings making it more geometrical and certainly visually interesting. With a little patience... Continue Reading →

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