It has taken all term, mainly because we only have art once a fortnight, but we finally have some finished grade 6 work.
The ‘My Australia’ maps have come up well and feature lots of techniques. Paint, collage, ink, dyes, frottage using leaves, watercolour pencils and paint.
The students then added drawings and collage to show important parts of Australia and make the map more individual.
Some of the items they included were animals, sports, famous places, places they have been or would like to visit.
It really has been very experimental and all about the journey and having a go.
Grade 1 students have been looking at the colourful work of Australian artist Ken Done.
The students had a go at creating a harbour view with lots of colour. They also included a 3d element by adding extra pictures on foam backing to make them stand out from the background.
Some really fun results.
5J have just finished their Aussie Landscapes and the results are terrific.
Some of the students really got the technique for adding pastels in a relaxed way. They created depth of colour and highlights in their work.
It takes quite a while to get all the art projects finished as we work on a two week rotation.
This art work on the right has a touch of Van Gough to it with the curved lines throughout the work.
We have some more beautiful birds finished. The students have worked really hard on these and used a variety of techniques to create the artworks.
Grade 5 have spent the past few weeks creating mixed media landscapes based on photos of Australian scenes.
Students started with black ink applying it with sticks to get a freedom to their work. Next they painted with watercolour paints and finally added oil pastel and collage papers.