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Low Relief Assemblage 31 August 2017

Assemblage and sculpture made from found and scavenged materials is a great way to explore 3D constructing and address column 2 of the Art Making Forms Table. Students learn to work with tools and to... more

Map Making31 August 2017

Map Making can be a fun way to introduce a more conceptual, less figurative way of working to year 1 students. I like working with maps myself and have included some ideas and favorite resources. more

Ephemeral Art31 August 2017

Transient art works are those that exist only for a determined period of time and are not intended to last. Does this challenge the notion that art is meant to outlast human life? As a journal reflection,... more

Camera Obscura31 August 2017

The term camera obscura simply means “dark chamber.” It refers to a device…a box…into which light is allowed to enter through a small round opening. Since light travels in a straight line, the... more

Time Machine Photoshop31 August 2017

Using photoshop to "update" or re-imagine images from the pastA photo project using digital technology that draws on personal memory and narrative.Take an image from an old analogue family photo album... more

Documentary Photographyfree31 August 2017

Taking pictures on the street using mobile phones is a common practice for most young people today. Why not take something your students already do naturally and willingly and bring a bit more focus and... more

Mad Materials31 August 2017

This page is intended to inspire an experimental approach to materials and to think beyond the most obvious solutions. Expose students to the possibilities of materials used in contemporary art and invite... more

Installation Artfree31 August 2017

The term Installation art describes an artistic genre that involves a transformation of a space. Generally, the term is applied to interior spaces, whereas outdoor interventions are often called Land... more

Lens-less Photography31 August 2017

Column 3 of the Art Making Forms Table includes lens photography AND lens-less photography techniques. Let's explore some of these on this page.In a world where we are confronted with an overload of digital... more

Buddhist Pop Art31 August 2017

When teaching skills for the Comparative Study we can use every opportunity to help students consider the cultural context for each artwork they encounter. These can be from different cultures, or from... more