January 26, 2010
Almost a year ago my husband, my mother in law and I travelled around a large part of Australia in convoy with other cars from our Car Club.
Today I am adding two views (taken in the evening and in the morning) of Ayers Rock, or Uluru as it is now known, and some of the ancient Rock Art in one of caverns around its base.
This photo was taken in the morning just as the sun rose and lit up the rock.
January 17, 2010
There was such a lot of great student Artwork at the Zart Gallery that I thought I’d add some more.
The great animal collages using magazine and catalogue pictures fascinate me.
It goes to show how we can have students look for other possibilities and different uses for everyday objects e.g. say a fork as an arm with the prongs as fingers.
Adding the link to the Zart Gallery has opened my eyes to the extent of the great student Art work which Zart collects for display each Term.
I hope you find some ideas there too.
January 15, 2010
January 11, 2010
One of our talented parents, Jay has made some fantastic cakes for her son Andrew’s class parties over the years. I love the way there is standing room only on this cake.
The wintery scene reminds me that while we, in Melbourne Australia, are sweltering in 44 degrees celcius (111 F) many parts of the world are experiencing records with extreme cold weather.
January 1, 2010
A New Year’s just begun, a new decade too. Incredible changes have happened in teaching and learning over the past ten years.
Thankfully some things remain unchanged, the element of choice which Visual Arts provides and the satisfaction we feel in expressing, creating and making.
Najee’s Christmas Tree and Adele’s Butterflies are just two of our 2009 Grade 6 Mosaics.
We found Mosaic work messy, tile cement and grout being two of the hardest powders to control in a class of 25 students. But we did it and would do it again.
Happy New Year Everyone.