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Date:

14/07/16

The Art Show is coming

The Art Show is on the 7-8th September, pop it in your diary now! We are gearing up for a super busy Term 3 ensuring that every student has work to display. Work will be based on the theme ‘St Kilda Primary Up Close’, investigating all things SKPS. Some amazing work has already been created […]

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Date:

11/05/16

Making an Impression

The Year 3s have been learning about Impressionism and some of the artists involved in the movement. They then headed out into the school grounds to give it a go themselves. Make sure you check out their efforts at the Art Show later this year.

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Date:

22/04/16

Year 1 Portraits

The Year 1 students have been hard at work pulling faces and noticing how their expressions change. They then used mirrors to practise drawing their eyes and eyebrows, noses, mouths and ears. Finally they put all these skills together to create a self-portrait. They have done an outstanding job!

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Date:

29/02/16

Colour Fun!

Did you know that red, blue and yellow are primary colours and cannot be made by mixing other colours? How about the difference between warm and cool colours? Or that when you add white to a colour it is called a tint and when you add black to a colour it is called a shade? […]

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Date:

16/10/15

Potty for pots

We are gearing up for the fete in the Art room too. 3H and 3R put their clay skills to great use and have created some magnificent pots for the plant stall at the fete. We even have some hanging pots as well. Make sure you get in quick or you might miss out!  

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Date:

27/07/15

Visual Arts this term

We have another jam packed term ahead of us. This term we are focussing on textiles and sculpture. Students will be developing their skills in weaving, threading and sewing as well as 3D construction in a variety of ways. The Art room has some new displays under construction so feel free to pop on over […]

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Date:

22/06/15

New display and sharing of work

I hope many of you got to see the new display outside the Visual Arts room during the fabulous comedy night or while you’re hunting through lost property. This work is focussed around lines, ratios and perspectives and shows the diverse skills of all of our talented students. It has also been great to see […]

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Date:

28/05/15

Clay fun

This term in Art we are starting to focus on 3D model making. Students are getting their hands dirty working with plasticine and clay. Each year students will develop new skills in clay work so while our Preps will be focussing on making marks and decorations in their clay, the Year 6s will be creating […]

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Date:

27/03/15

Elephants Galore

This term the Preps have been busy exploring what happens when different colours are mixed together. They also had lots of fun using objects to print and make marks with paint. These artworks were cut into smaller squares and the children worked in teams to create giant Elmer the Elephants. You can check out these […]

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Date:

20/03/15

Enchanted Laneway Project Launch

The Year 5 students have been hard at work converting recyclable bottles into interesting artworks. The project is featured in this month’s local Divercity magazine and you can check out the Facebook page for the whole journey. http://www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/divercity78.htm https://www.facebook.com/pages/Waste-Not-Want-Not-Recycling-Laneway-Art-Project/236488643213282 The children are really excited about the project and I am sure they would really love […]

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