Tag Archives: Middle School Art

Flags in 40mins

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 … Continue reading

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Printing in G7 & 8

The Last Unit of the Year Since this unit was taught in the last two weeks of the year, I changed it quite a bit. Firstly, Grade 7 were meant to be printing superheroes and Grade 8 were meant to be … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Landscapes in the Style of Hundertwasser I wrote earlier about this project but wanted to show the final paintings and sculptures now that the unit was complete. These paintings are the students’ interpretations of the Vietnamese landscape but in the … Continue reading

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GREAT news: ‘Endangermalia—Before It’s Too Late’, our book which was researched, written and illustrated by grade 8 art students at SSIS, in collaboration with Commack Middle School, NY raised a whopping $600.00! These profits were gained from donations during our art party … 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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Textured Analogous Sculptures, G6

CREATIVE COLOUR WHEEL PAINTINGS After creating these gorgeous “Creative Colour Wheel” watercolour paintings, the students were now ready to apply their knowledge of, ‘Analogous‘ colours, to a foil textured sculpture. It was meant to be a relief art work but … Continue reading

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Mandala Collaboration

My grade 7 students are currently learning about Mandalas and radial design. They began with a brief research using the Question Formulation Technique. We then collaborated with Lawrence S Ting (LST) school, which is the local school next door. We … Continue reading

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