Mrs Jackson channeled her sculpture talents as the students got messy experimenting with clay. Some common words echoed in Room 13 were roll, pinch, squeeze, thump, texturise, squish, cut, flatten and chop.
Mrs Flowers led a photography art taster attempting to snap the perfect shot. The focal point included friends, teddies and action shots. Students manipulated their images by adding filters to change and enhance their creations.
Mrs O’Sullivan’s printmaking group used the design process to create one of a kind, printed masterpiece to reflect each child’s personality. One familiar phrase was
Oh no! Does it come out in with water.
The girls in Room's 3 and 4 helped us to mix the colours (orange, green and purple) and made sure we stayed in the lines when we painted our names and pictures.
The art rotations gave the students the opportunity to channel their inner creative voices as well as work collaboratively with their peers. They became artists expressing their ideas and being imaginative.
Keywords: clay, mould, texture, filter, photo, effects, plan, design, create, bubble writing, images, stampers, fabric paint, highlight, outline, placement, focal point, lines, patterns, warm and cool colours, pastels, primary colour, secondary colour, shades, tints