A very big muchas gracias to Priya Archdeacon, 4S, who just happened to have an authentic Day of the Dead skull at home. Priya brought this along to school to share. What a wonderful demonstration of deep learning. Through making the link between what we were learning about in the classroom and the wider world, […]
Grades 3-6 have been welcomed back to art in 2018 with and exploration of the Mexican festival – Dia De Los Muertos – Day of the Dead. This is a festival filled with colour, music, dance, food, drink and parades as families remember loved ones who have passed away. Students have experimented with colour and […]
The 2017 OLGC Art Show opened on Friday night to great excitement and fanfare. The choir sang, Mrs Gray spoke, Eric played guitar and the art work amazed! Pizza, face painting and entertainment followed with the Gargoyle causing a commotion. Thank you to everyone who supported this event. Please enjoy the photos and share your […]
It’s a bust time in the Art Room as we prepare for the Art Show. Students are busily selecting their favourite piece of art work to exhibit and teachers are busy promoting and preparing. As the exhibition begins to take shape I am overwhelmed by the amazing talents of each child. I look forward to […]
After painting, drawing, cutting and pasting and adding details our Hokusai inspired Great Waves are done. Congratulations grades 3 & 4, you have achieved art works full of movement and action.
Grades one and two are adding the finishing touches to the piece they have been developing using a vanishing point. The results are amazing!
Students in years five and six have begun a study of the iconic work of Howard Arkley. We have used the images below to identify the elements of Arkley’s unique style.
Grades 3&4 have begun a study of the great Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. We have been studying The Great Wave from his series of woodcuts – 36 Views of Mt Fuji. Look through the examples below to see if you can identify Mt Fuji.
Throughout term 2 students have been experimenting with different forms of weaving. We have had to think about the process of weaving: under, over, under, over and also the colour scheme we have created. In years 5 and 6 we have been creating circular weaving with some amazing results. See what you think…..
In the art room this week we have been exploring the process of printing. For inspiration we studied a series of prints created by Andy Warhol who used simple black outlines to capture images of his beloved cats. Interestingly, Warhol named every he owned ‘Sam’. To develop prints we placed transparencies over photographs of real […]