PART 1 I wrote EARLIER about the grade 8 students using composition, observation, and toning skills to complete these beautiful skeletons. PART 2 BACKGROUNDS AND TECHNIQUES. As an introduction to mixed-media the students were given 3 different techniques, step by step. Once they completed these small one-lesson tasks they were ready for part 3 of the final task which... Continue Reading →
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 neatly Their results are fabulous. Digital Art and LifeCards Reflection Once that was complete they... Continue Reading →
We have just got back from holidays and now I need to catch up by sharing the amazing work the grade 7 class did during last quarter. Better late than never. 🙂 FUNCTIONAL OBJECTS PHOTO-SHOOT AND SHOWCASE. I wrote previously about this task, but basically, the students reinterpreted their out of the frame drawings as a functional clay... Continue Reading →
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: The students had to take a panoramic photo of their house or neighborhood and upload... Continue Reading →
Grade 6 has just joined the art room, in fact I am still learning names! This is a super fun task which allows the students to play, loosen up, explore media, photography and editing apps on the iPads. The students were encouraged to include 3D materials, a variety of art media, a graffiti name and three... Continue Reading →
It is a new year and the studio is already bustling with inspiring creativity. Grade 6 were given the challenge of creating self portraits using photography, collage and typography. They had to keep enough of their face visible so we could see who they are, keep the text varied and clear whilst building up 3D materials onto... Continue Reading →
This was a brilliant introduction to the art room for my new grade 6 class. I got this idea from Pinterest. The students had to list their favourite colours, shapes, symbols and then we did a 10min doodle whilst listening to music. The idea was; "What am I thinking about when I am not consciously... Continue Reading →
Grade 7 is studying extreme close up photos of animals. They had to capture the tones with 4B pencil first then create a pastel tonal piece. This unit will be completed with a canvas board painting.