Monthly Archives: January 2013

Drawing a White Still Life

Grade 7/8:  Using Pencil Shading Techniques / White on White After each student completed their shading line exercises, it was time to take that and apply it to a drawing.  I set up an all white still life of basic … Continue reading

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Some Things We Are Working On …

Currently, in the Art Room: The grade 2/3’s are an enthusiastic bunch I have to keep up with – and they seem to celebrate anything I throw at them.  Just gotta stay one step ahead! The grade 4/5’s have been … Continue reading

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3D Zentangles, Boxed

Grade 4/5 Altered Zentangle Drawings This was one of the first projects of the year, though I have only photographed them recently.  It was going to be like a lesson I did in a previous year, but a couple of … Continue reading

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Sounds Like Christmas Bells!

Grade 2/3 Clay Pinch Pot/Bells We needed some seasonable fun, and those grade 2/3 faces were just the ones to receive it! (Plus, I was just so glad to get back to some kind of clay work) Class 1. There … Continue reading

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Synthetic Cubism and Even More Guitars (and Violins!)

Grade 7/8 Drawn and Altered Collage Class 1. Moving on from their earlier lesson & project on Cubism, we spent some more time looking at images of the movement that evolved out of it: Synthetic Cubism.  We looked at the … Continue reading

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Three Guitars

Grade 5 & 6 Painting / Colours as Music Genre This project brought out some of the guitar heroes I didn’t even know about – it was very cool to hear from some of the kids who have been learning … Continue reading

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