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Altona Meadows Primary School

 VISUAL ARTS 

At AMPS, students participate in one 1 hour session of Art each week. Our students are provided with many opportunities to use a variety of materials and explore many techniques and art elements to create artworks for display around our school.

Term 1 2020

Prep-2

In term one in Art, students will draw and experiment with chalk, markers, pencils, water-colour pencils, pastels, crayons, charcoal, rulers & stencils in a range of ways to experiment and communicate their creative ideas of themselves and others. Students will explore drawing lines, patterns, shapes, colour, texture and tone using a variety of art equipment.

We will also look at the different exhibitions currently at the National Gallery of Victoria and the Archibald Portrait competition.

One Grade will be chosen to  participate in the Hobson's Bay 5X7Art competition to paint a small canvas. Atelier Art shop will provide the prize money for the winning school.

A start up program incorporating safety will be revised with lessons that involve teacher instruction, then hands on individual creativity and group work with time for sharing ideas and  reflection. The Art room provides a relaxed environment with a range of stimuli to provoke esponses that are imaginative, creative and unique. Students will choose a variety of rotational  art activities after completing the set tasks.

Marnie Lawrence  (Art Prep – 2)

Years 3/4


This term in Art, students will experiment with a variety of media to explore the concept of their own and others’ identity within the community. They will use techniques in drawing, collage and painting for various collaborative and independent projects. Students will develop their drawing skills and experiment with paint, markers and chalk to create a series of realistic and imaginative drawings. Students will analyse and interpret artworks from other cultures and times, and reflect on their own art making practice throughout the term.    

Years 5/6

This term in Art, students will experiment with a variety of media to explore the concept of their own and others’ identity within the community. They will use techniques in drawing, collage and painting for various collaborative and independent projects. Students will develop their drawing skills and experiment with charcoal, markers, graded pencils and pastels to create a series of portraits and life drawings. Students will analyse and interpret artworks from other cultures and times, and reflect on their own art making practice throughout the term.

All students will be guided through the art process with particular emphasis on refining ideas to plan and create high-quality finished pieces of work. 

Sarah Capri (Art Years 3-6)