Sunday, June 12, 2016

The Amazing End of our Artroom year

What a fun and busy year it has been in LP art, here is a look at our last couple of weeks in the art room.
R2 Artistes
Crazy Faces: Looking at Asymmetry
R2 Students looked at all facial features, face shape, eyes, nose, mouth, ears and hair. Then we looked at how these can match.....or not! 
Then people designed their own very crazy faces....
Then we began to create in collage, shaping the face and adding the eyes. 
Look at the detail we used!
People practiced counting to 20 to make sure stuff sticks!
Looks at our faces!
These are all probably at home with you right now! 
See you next year in Grade One everyone!

Grade One Creative Beings
Islamic Tiles: Rotational printing

Once again we looked at the tile decorations on the outside of these amazing mosques and we collected some of the motifs and shapes that we had noticed:  
These were some of the main shapes that we found:
 As you can see the next stage was to take the motifs and craft those into a small square shape using the same methodology that we had found on the islamic tiles. A central shape and some 1/2 shapes at the side.
This design was then carved into our small foam board tile

Ready for us to apply the colour using paint
Then after we applied the paint, we placed the tile upside-down strategically on the paper pointing at the magic dot......
Ask your children how they knew how to place their tile.
Look what happens when the tile is printed more than once.....
What a marvellous job the first graders did.........see you all in Grade Two folks!!!

Grade Two
The sculptures completed!

Miss Nguyen's class
continued with their Aboriginal Dot techniques

Mr Dempsey's class continued their 
Studies of Monet and the water lilies
Mr Wood's class have continued
with their Van Gogh 
Miss McLeod's class continued their studies
of Henri Rousseau
Mrs Asper's class continued their 
studies of  Friedensreich Hundertwasser
Miss Norton's class continued their study of 
Sonia Delaunay
Mrs Moulton's class continued their study of 
Gustav Klimt
Miss Sathpathy's class have continued with their study of 
Georgia O Keefe
Miss Niemeyer's class have continued with their 
studies of Pablo Picasso
Then we put them all in the Pop Up exhibition in the garden
Thanks to all the classes who came to the garden to see our Grade Two Pop Up show,  you all looked so carefully and learned how to view and talk about the art ! 
We heard amazing questions and noticings from our visitors. 
Amazing Grade Two Artists! 

Good luck in 3rd Grade everyone !!!!

Happy  Summer Holidays from

Miss Flowers 
Miss Kirk 

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