Category Archives: Painting

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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An AWESOME Art Challenge

I tried something very different today since it was the last class for grade 6. They had spent the whole quarter working on the NY collaboration so I thought I’d reward them with a super fun challenge. I showed them … Continue reading

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“My Home” Photos, Painting and Quote is COMPLETE!

Most students have finished their home paintings. To read more about this task please click HERE and HERE. For homework I had the students create 5-10 image movies explaining the stories behind their top photos. This really makes the paintings very personal. … Continue reading

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Quotes, Photos and Painting G8

Grade 8 students are reflecting upon their homes and what is important to them here in Vietnam. I have discussed this unit before but will do a quick recap for those of you who haven’t read the post. 🙂 Step 1: … Continue reading

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