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. 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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