Our first introductory creative task for grades 6,7, and 8, this year, was to create a flag. On the front of the flag the students could sketch, collage, or paint anything they wanted. While on the back the grade 6 and 7 students wrote: what they were looking forward to the most in art this... Continue Reading →
Once again, we began with our digital sketchbook covers. The students took selfies from interesting angles using MovieFX, then they added the photo into Wordfoto. This allowed the students to enter words that described themselves and their interests. They then drew their names using graffiti. All the images were merged together in Superimpose. I love how... Continue Reading →
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. In grade 7 and 8 they had complete free choice, they could make a collage,... Continue Reading →
My new class of grade 6 students have just joined the art room. So far they have successfully completed their sketch book covers and are now working on "I Am A Dreamer" paintings. Today they had their first homework critique session where they learned how to peer assess and talk about their work. We certainly... Continue Reading →
I only gave 2 80min classes for this assignment but as you can see some students obviously chose to work at home for many hours. Look how stunning these incredibly detailed letters are! The students were asked to create a box or bubble letter of their name and erase sections of the letter where they... Continue Reading →
The first task for my grade 8 class was to design a sketchbook cover. They had to think of as many tings as they could which started with the first letter of their name. Some students had it much easier than others. This was a fabulous start to the trimester.