The Arts

 

The Arts - Term 2, 2018


Sunshine Harvester’s arts program aims to give children an enjoyable means of expressing themselves through both performing and visual arts.

 

Foundation students are learning about primary and secondary colours. They will be introduced to the colour wheel and how it can be used to create visually effective art work. They will be experimenting with various techniques to produce artworks using leaves. Students will explore various shapes and produce a city scape collage.

 

 

Grade 1 students will continue to develop their knowledge of patterns and lines and how they can be used to create visually effective artwork. Using their knowledge of lines, shape, colour and form, students will develop 3-Dimensional artworks and use a range of paint techniques to complete an art piece. Students will also further develop their knowledge of primary and secondary colours.

 

 

Grade 2 students will use their knowledge of the colour wheel to produce various artworks.  Students will experiment mixing primary colours to produce secondary colours and use this knowledge to create artworks.  They will be introduced to weaving techniques and produce a paper weft and paper collages. Students will further develop their knowledge of patterns and lines to create an expressive piece of art.

 

 

Grade 3 students will be introduced to printing techniques and use their knowledge to create artworks. They will be exploring various artworks of famous artist- ‘Paul Klee’ as using his artwork as inspiration to produce their own Paul Klee inspired piece. Students will be observing the techniques of Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ and interpreting his artworks to produce their own masterpiece.

 

 

Grade 4 students will continue their study of famous artist ‘Roy Lichtenstein’ and complete a POP art piece. They will be exploring the artwork of Pablo Picasso and Paul Klee and using the artworks as the basis of inspiration to create their own visually effective artworks. They will be experimenting with positive and negative space and develop an understanding of how it can be effectively used in artwork.

 

 

Grade 5 students will be introduced to 1 point perspective drawings. They be introduced to wire sculpture reviewing work of American sculpture, Alexander Calder. The will plan and produce their own ‘Alexander Calder’ inspired piece. Students will explore Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ and produce their own 3-Dimensional interpretation of his artwork.

 

 

Grade 6 students will continue to build their knowledge of tinting techniques and use their knowledge to create various artworks. They will review various artworks exploring visual elements of foreground, middle and background and will create various artworks demonstrating their knowledge.