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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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Date:

26/02/15

Colour, Colour, Colour

Students from Year 1 to 4 have been exploring the colour wheel, tints, shades, warm and cool colours and the art of colour mixing. Understanding how colours can be mixed and used helps us to better convey our message as artists. Feel free to pop over to the Art room and see how we have […]

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Date:

16/12/14

End of Year in the Art room

It has been a lovely time in the Art room at the moment. Students have been busy with some festive crafting and final artworks have been making their way home. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the generous community members who have donated things to the Art room over the year. […]

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Date:

14/11/14

Art Show 2014

The SKPS Art Show ‘The Faces I See’ was a huge success. Showcasing art work from all our talented students we raised over $1000 towards our school. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Libby, Ali, Zara, Jane and Peter for their fabulous assistance in hanging the works. Thanks also to all the […]

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Date:

04/08/14

In Visual Art this week

What a great start to the Visual Art term. I am very excited to have taken over all the Visual Art classes from Marian Walker. Here is a quick snapshot of what is happening in the Art room at the moment. The Preps are practising their threading skills and are making chandeliers. Year 1s are […]

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Date:

17/03/14

Year 2T hard at work

The Year 2s have been drawing their houses in Art. They have had to consider lines, textures and shading to add depth to their pictures. Here is 2T hard at work.

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Date:

13/02/14

Masterpieces

Hi Everyone, The children have worked beautifully on these artworks pictured. A homage to some Grande Masters. Se if you can guess who the artists and works are?

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