Tints and Tones in Grade 6

The grade 6 students have jumped straight into painting. This particular task was a two lesson introduction to MONOCHROME painting skills, and SILHOUETTES. Now, that these beautiful mini-paintings are complete, the students will be learning about aerial perspective seen in landscape photography and painting. I will write more about this task, next week when their final paintings... Continue Reading →

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 style of Hundertwasser. The students studied his use of symbols to communicate important environmental messages.... Continue Reading →

ENDANGERMALIA RAISED $850 USD

GREAT news: 'Endangermalia—Before It’s Too Late', our book which was researched, written and illustrated by grade 8 art students at SSIS, in collaboration with Commack Middle School, NY raised a whopping $600.00! These profits were gained from donations during our art party last week and from book sales. Plus the profits from our online store which brings... Continue Reading →

Q4 Grade 6

I love this introductory project because it is a very quick, easy and effective way to get to know my new class of art students. By completing this task they had to apply: creative photography, drawing, colouring, photo manipulation, brainstorming and presentation skills. To complete these portraits they experimented with the following apps: MovieFx, OrangeCam,... Continue Reading →

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