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Ink and Brush 26 August 2017

Ink painting has been favoured by artists in both the east and west for its beautiful, graceful and expressive mark making qualities and range of tonal values. Ink and brush painting can be practiced... more

Mixing Colors25 August 2017

Mixing colors can be a daunting task, especially for the new painter. How much more exciting painting is when you can mix your own tones rather than rely on ready mixed paint colors, not to mention the... more

Tonal Painting25 August 2017

Art Vocabulary: Tonal values are the gradations of tone from light to dark.To get a better impression of tone, close your eyes halfway so that the lightest and darkest parts of the object or scene you... more

Preparing Painting Surfaces25 August 2017

EXPERIMENT WITH DIFFERENT KINDS OF PAINTING SURFACES You can use different supports to paint on to achieve different results. This page is intended as a guide in helping choose the appropriate surface... more

Painting Interiors 25 August 2017

Combine perspective drawing and light and shadow study in this open ended painting lesson. LightBegin with each student selecting their own space to draw. You can use a room in your home or at school... more

David Macauley22 August 2017

If you are familiar with David Macauly's books, you will know that the stories are told in fantastic and highly detailed observational drawings.In this 20 minute TED talk he shows the development of his... more

Leonardo the Inquirer22 August 2017

If ever we need an example of an inquiring mind, a key aspect of the IB Learner Profile when curiousity about the world acted upon through visual investigation, Leonardo is the man that springs to mind. more

One Object Many Solutions5 August 2017

This is simply an exercise in visual exploration that teaches creative thinking. It is a fun project for getting started, loosing inhibitions, and coming up with original ideas.It is similar to the Object... more

Student Galleryfree5 August 2017

Now available for student access tooYou can now see examples of work from other schools and witness different approaches to each of the the three assessed components. You my also see work by the same... more

Viola, Exhibition HL5 August 2017

Student Viola V chose to focus on her childhood fear of dolls, exploring the uncomfortable and uneasy feelings she associated with this."My body of work is all connected by the theme of portraying childhood... more