Category Archives: observational drawing

PLEASE Purchase Our Book, G8

OUR SHOP IS OPEN AND WE NEED YOUR HELP…….PLEASE. http://www.lulu.com/shop/saigon-south-international-school-and-commack-middle-school/endangermalia-before-its-too-late/hardcover/product-22990464.html The grade 8 art students have been working very hard, over the last 14 weeks on a collaboration with Commack Middle School, New York. They also connected with an author/illustrator from … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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G7 Out Of The Frame

THE DEVELOPMENT The grade 7 students had their last class for their “Out of the Frame” mixed media tonal drawing. We began with a practise 4 box piece. The purpose of this first task was to improve our drawing skills by … Continue reading

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Splash & Dash Endangered Animal G8

The grade 8 students have had a sensational start to the year. They began by learning how to truly see their animal. They created blind, negative space, contour and gesture drawings of their animals. Then they researched WHY their animal … Continue reading

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Reviewing Drawing Techniques in HS

A Quick Warm Up During class today, the students reviewed some basic drawing techniques which, when combined, helps us achieve accurate observational drawings.   The Task We began with some quick figure gestures followed with: blind, contour, negative shape, kinesthetic and … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to 2016-17 in Studio A300

Welcome back to Studio A300! We have just had our first full week of school following the new timetable. It certainly has been a busy few days in the art room. The first task was to create a sketchbook cover. … Continue reading

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Stop Motion Sculptures G7

Sculpture Review I have written about this task previously but just for a quick review the students made their sculptures out of stocking, wood and wire. Then they sketched them in their books (observational drawing) and photographed them. Three concepts … Continue reading

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