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Presentation and Format CS29 January 2018

Your presentation should be visually engaging, interesting to look at, and easy to read. The Comparative Study is not an essay. It is a visual presentation that balances written and visual content; it... more

Zere, HL Exhibition14 January 2018

Zere created her exhibition with a very specific and intentional group of lens based photographs of young arab males posing in specific locations. This collection of photos entitled “He Who Tells a... more

Seeing Through a Master's Eyes7 January 2018

Copying is a valuable tool in teaching close observation of technique. In copying a Michelangelo figure drawing a student will naturally discover the tiny crosshatched lines that the artist used to sculpt... more

Inspired not Copied4 January 2018

Copy the CreativityIdeally it is the creative process we want to copy when looking at the great artists of the past, not their work.A copy will always be only a copy, whereas if we can teach students... more

Selected Artists and Shows17 December 2017

Inspired by lookingLooking at artwork by going to exhibitions or even checking in virtually with what's out there is one of the best ways to get ideas for teaching projects. Discovering artists that are... more

Collage!10 December 2017

Collage is a personal favorite of mine and a great medium for low budget art rooms. Revisit this medium with your students and discover new artists and ways of making collage, enrich the Process Portfolio,... more

Collaborative Projects3 December 2017

Collaborative projects may make interesting material for the PP, but if the students wish to use the piece in their exhibition, then they must be able to demonstrate clearly which part of the work is... more

African American Quilting26 November 2017

Quilting is generally thought of as a form of textile craft. This page looks at some examples from the rich African American tradition of quilting and how some quilts are an art form in their own right.... more

Cultural and Geographic Focusfree13 November 2017

Our notion of art is primarily taught from a Western, European perspective. These pages are an invitation to explore the rich variety of art forms that arise specific to place and culture throughout our... more

Is Fashion Modern?22 October 2017

The new exhibition at MOMA entitled Is Fashion Modern? gives those students interested in fashion an intelligent, comprehensive overview of iconic moments in fashion in the 20th and 21st century, providing... more