Q4 Grade 6

I love this introductory project because it is a very quick, easy and effective way to get to know my new class of art students. By completing this task they had to apply: creative photography, drawing, colouring, photo manipulation, brainstorming and presentation skills. To complete these portraits they experimented with the following apps: MovieFx, OrangeCam,... Continue Reading →

Welcome G6 Q3

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 →

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 by adding a shadow. The names were then photographed, and superimposed on top of their digital... Continue Reading →

Incredible G8 Still Life Is Complete!

We have finally finished the grade 8 Still Life drawings. This unit was long but very successful. I could not be happier with the results. Most students demonstrated strong compositional, observational drawing and toning skills. Not to mention the ability to present and reflect upon their work and process. Once the work was complete the... Continue Reading →

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