Visual Arts


Foundation

Students in Foundation are undertaking collage activities in term one.

They will be learning about primary and secondary colours and using these to create a collage rainbow.

Students will learn about the different seasons and use a variety of materials and techniques to create trees for each season.

With the skills the students have learnt they will be making their own monster designed by them.

Students will be encouraged throughout every art lesson to reflect on how they have performed against the expectations.

Grade One/Two

Students in Grade One/Two are undertaking collage activities in term one.

They will be learning about the artist Henri Matisse and how he uses bold abstract colours and shapes to create pictures. The students will be creating their own Henri Matisse inspired art work.

The students will be using their knowledge of collage to create a hot air balloon art piece that includes a background using a variety of materials.

They will be given the opportunity to design and make their own animal using techniques and materials of their own choice from the collage lessons.

Students will be encouraged throughout every art lesson to reflect on how they have performed against the expectations.


Grade Three/Four

Students in Grade Three Four will be undertaking collage activities in term one.

They will be learning about the artist Alma Thomas and how she used pattern and simple shapes to create her mosaic-based art works. The students will create an Alma Thomas inspired piece of art work.

The students will be shown different types of media that can be used in art to create 3D art works on paper. They will then design a picture or an abstract and use a variety of different mediums to create their art work.

Students will be shown how to design a large animal face and use the collage of paper to create the bulk of the animal head. Each student will design and create their own using techniques taught.

Students will be encouraged throughout every art lesson to reflect on how they have performed against the expectations.

Grade Five/Six

Students in Grade Five/Six will be undertaking collage activities in term one.

They will be learning how to create a collage bowl using materials. The students will choose their own materials and create multiple layers.

Students will be learning about the ‘Day of the Dead’ celebrations that occur in Mexico. They will be shown a variety of designs of masks that have been created for this occasion. Students will design their own mask and create this using a variety of different materials and techniques.

They will be learning how to create a silhouette of themselves which will have a decorated background using a variety of materials for display purposes.

Students will be encouraged throughout every art lesson to reflect on how they have performed against the expectations.

 

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