Thursday, October 2, 2008

Grade 11 Drawing

For this assignment, students were asked to come up with a design that incorporated a contemporary background with a more traditional subject in the foreground. These drawings not only solve the given problem, but also invite the viewer to keep looking at what is going on.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Grade 12 Sketchbook Highlights

10% of the final mark for grade 12 students is based on their sketchbook- the ideas and research they present, and the quality and experimentation 0f their drawings. Although there was a bit of procrastination by some, the overall results were expressive and critically thought out.

Friday, May 30, 2008

Mystery Solved

The grade 9/10 class has been busy solving the mystery of how to create a sculptural shoe. These sculptures presented great challenges in critical thinking and problem solving. As you can see, the students rose to the challenge.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Grade 9 Painting: Gourds

A generous member of the community dropped off three large bags of dried gourds for us to use. The student's assignment was to create a design that incorporated a Canadian aboriginal object/animal and a pattern, creating a three-dimensional object, rather than a two-dimensional surface. The results were truly unique and generated discussion from other classes and visitors.