Category Archives: Grade 9/10

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 … Continue reading

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HS Art in the MS

Exciting news! This year one of the Foundation:1 Art classes (mixed grade 9,10,11, 12s) has joined Studio A300. It is my first time teaching this particular course but I am super excited about teaching it. Overall, it is a solid … Continue reading

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Here Are Some Of The Most Amazing Prints

Considering the timeline I gave my students to create these I could not be happier. If only there was one more week to push them one step further with the iPads. Many of these I would be happy to keep … Continue reading

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Ipad App Inspired Printmaking

For our last unit the grade 9/10 class had to choose their own theme because this was such a success with the chairs we thought we’d try it with printmaking. The students learnt: about the elements of printmaking, the four … Continue reading

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The Art Party Was Fabulous.

The art party was a HUGE success, the best one yet. Mainly because I moved it inside this time which allowed us to be in air conditioning and created an awesome art walk. The art was displayed outside, inside, in … Continue reading

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More Incredible Flip-O-Matic Art

Some of these designs are a little too complex to carve especially when printmaking for the first time but these designs are certainly encouraging the students to think outside the box. It forces them to look at pattern, line, contrast … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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