Category Archives: Painting

Zentangle Eyes to Clay Bowls

The grade 6 students have been very busy in the art room. Not a minute is wasted! They have now completed their gorgeous Zentangle eyes. The students had to demonstrate an ability to: tone create movement add repeated patterns present work … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Hundertwasser is Alive in G7

This is a continuation of my previous post where we left off with the students designing their gorgeous concepts. They were required to choose a Vietnamese landscape photo and reinterpret it using Hundertwasser’s colourful, symbolic and highly patterned style. These were created … Continue reading

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Hundertwasser Inspired ART, G7

After traveling to Austria and seeing Friedensreich Hunderwasser’s art and architecture in real life, I knew I wanted to teach a unit about him. There are so many reasons why we should be studying his work, ideas and inspirations! He … Continue reading

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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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ONE LESSON GROUP CHALLENGE

This is one of my all time favourite art challenges, but it’s the FIRST time I thought to time lapse each painting. Students get into a group of 4 or 5, and have one canvas with 3-4 ovals drawn on … Continue reading

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G7 Mandala Collaboration

G7 Mandala Collaboration is Nearly Complete STEP 1: Go to LST (Lawrence S. Ting School) and learn technique 1. (Concentric circles) STEP 2: LST students come to our school and we teach them technique 2. (Folding) STEP 3: We all … Continue reading

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