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Date:

21/02/18

Year 6 hard at work

                         The Year 6s are currently focussing on drawing objects to scale. They are looking at three different perspectives of their shoes and are trying to notice and include as much detail as possible. It is really wonderful to see the effort that all […]

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Date:

05/02/18

What’s happening in Art this term

Term 1 is always a busy term in the Art room. Preps are learning about the space, where to find things and the best way to use them. Year 1 will be looking at the colour wheel, using different lines and portraits. Year 2 will be looking at warm and cool colours, the artwork of […]

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Date:

08/12/17

Art to be shared at Assembly

A little while ago I had picked some students to share their artwork at the whole school assembly. Sadly the assembly was held over the speakers that week so instead I shall share the wonderful artwork through the blog. I think this photo sums up the diversity of Visual Art at SKPS! Congratulations to Skye […]

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Date:

13/11/17

iPad photography

Over the last two weeks students in 5/6D, 6E and 6Y have been exploring some of the basic principles of photography using their iPads. Students had lots of fun trying out and sharing their new knowledge. For those of you interested in trying it out for yourself here are some tips to help you out. […]

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Date:

27/10/17

Term 4 Happenings in Visual Art

Term 4 is well underway and all year levels are busy creating a storm. Preps are focussing on continuing their fine motor skills with a lot of pattern, line and collage work. Yr 1 is waiting for their clay octopuses to be fired so they can decorate them. They will also be looking at collages. […]

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Date:

24/07/17

National Tree Day Celebrations

In Visual Art this week students in years Prep to 2 will be creating a fabulous leaf to celebrate National Tree Day. These leaves will become part of a larger display that will be going up on the notice board leading to the office. You might like to try and spot your child’s leaf.

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Date:

23/06/17

Creatures of the Bay exhibition

You may have seen on Sue’s News the amazing work Milo and Bernie in Year 2 have done promoting the effects that litter has on our environment. I am so proud of them and the other Year 2 students. These amazing students went and collected rubbish from Elwood Beach, they then designed and created a […]

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Date:

27/03/17

Precision Drawing

While the Junior classes have been busy exploring colour our Year 5 and 6s have been extending their drawing skills. Students have been able to try out 2B, 4B and 6B pencils and explore how the different pencils affect their work. Year 5 students have learnt about the ratios in a face before completing a […]

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Date:

15/02/17

It’s painting season

For most year levels first term in the Art room means understanding the colour wheel and mixing colours. Each year we build on our previous knowledge. The Preps are busy exploring all the different drawing equipment in the room before they will get busy mixing paint and creating some new colours. Year 1 is exploring […]

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Date:

08/12/16

Bunraku Brilliance

Yesterday was a wonderful celebration of all the hard work that the Year 4 and 3/4K students have put into the Bunraku unit of work. The students worked in teams to design and make their life size puppets in Visual Arts before rehearsing the traditional Japanese tales of Tanabata and Sannen Netaro during Performing Arts […]

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