Category Archives: Technology

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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Grade 8 Progress-Sculpture Chairs

  After our huge success selling our Endagermalia books (you can read more here) it was time for something completely different: CHAIR SCULPTURES. The students were introduced to the terminology of sculpture from the elements to techniques and materials. After discussing … 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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Zen and Tone in Grade 6

Our sketchbook covers are complete! After creating their digital art the students then created a graffiti name in their sketchbooks. They were assessed on overlapping letters, details, colouring and presentation skills. Some students pushed their work to a higher level … 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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Grade 8 Endangered Animals are Complete

THE FINAL RESULTS I blogged about this task earlier, in that post you can read about the steps my students took to reach this point. This post is to celebrate their success and fill you in on what they are … Continue reading

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