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 […]
Taking inspiration from the artist Laurel Burch, Preps have been creating wonderfully colourful cats. Not only did they sketch the shapes themselves, they then used watercolour paint to create background colours and coloured pencils for the patterns. Purrrfect!
Year four took a different approach to self portraits this year. Using half of their school photo each student used sketching and shading to create the complete image. I have been amazed by the results.
A big call out to Clarissa Moritz, 3R, who created this AMAZING half and half self portrait. Clarissa used space and and perspective to great effect and demonstrated a very high level of understanding of the ‘mathematics’ of the face. Well done Clarissa!