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Term1Edition2001RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003AVisualArtspublicationproducedeachtermforKindergartenPrimaryandSecondaryTeachersbyZartArtandZartEducationService.erm1Edition2001RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003carKebyZartArtandZartEducationService.ZartExtraNewsletters2001Term1Term2Term3Term4 BlankPage Term1Edition2001RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003AVisualArtspublicationproducedeachtermforKindergartenPrimaryandSecondaryTeachersbyZartArtandZartEducationService. Term12001Editionpage2ZartextraWelcometo2001DidyouknowschoolcomesfromtheGreekScholemeaningleisureTheRomanwordforschoolLudusmeansplayWhatasurpriseTheoriginalmeaningofschoolistheantithesisofwhatschoolshavebecomeincontemporarysociety.Acommonsyndromesufferedbyteachersoftodayisthetoobusytoteachsyndrome.Ifyouarecaughtupwithmeetingsadministrativedutiesreportwritingsubmissionsandplanyourlessonasyouwalktotheclassroomthenyoumanywellbeasufferer.Similarlystudentsareoftensobusywithactivitiesthatthereislittleornotimetoplayorpause.Weliveinatask-orientedsocietythatvaluesendproductandoftenlosesightofthevalueoftheactualprocess.Yetartiststellusitisoftenduringthesemomentsofsilencethatthesoulburstsintoconsciousnessandtheexplorationandexpressionoftheselfisrevealedthroughanartform.Areourstudentsgivenadequatetimeforindepthself-explorationArtisanexpressionofthehumanspiritwithoutitsocietywouldbesoul-less.Sointhiseverincreasingcomplexworldwhereschoolsarepreparingyoungpeoplewiththeknowledgeunderstandingskillsandvaluestheywillneedforproductiveandrewardinglivesletustrytoteachanimportantvalueintheartroom...thevalueofpausing.DatestoRememberBookWeek2001ABookOdyssey18th-24thAugustUnitedNations2001TheInternationalYearofVolunteers2001YearoftheSnakeEducationWeek21st-27thMay2001FrontCoverColourfulInteriorsNewcombSecondaryCollegeCo-ordinatorZartEducationServiceZartArtPoBox1136BoxHillVicAustralia3128441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthVic3129Ph0398901867Fax0398986527Internetwww.zartart.com.auEmailzartartzartart.com.auHours8.30am-5.00pmWeekdays8.30am-12.00noonSaturdayZartworksPoBox1136BoxHillVicAustralia3128341LextonRoadBoxHillNorthVic3129Ph0398905110Fax0398986527Internetwww.zartart.com.auemailzartartzartart.com.auHours9.00am-5.00pmWeekdays9.00am-12.00noonSaturdayZartArtSchoolWholesaleSupplierZartArtoffersanextensiverangeofresourcesartmaterialscraftandtechnologysupplies.Youwillfindcompetitivepricesandefficientandquickservice.ZartworksRetailShopZartworkshaveallyourartandcraftneedscateringforbothbeginnerandprofessionalartists.Youcanselectfromawiderangeofvisualartscraftandgraphicsupplies.Browseatyourleisureorseekassistancefromourexperiencedstaff.ZartChildrensGalleryThegalleryfeaturesartworksmadebychildrenfromPreptoYear12fromallaroundVictoria.Schoolscanarrangeforchildrentovisitthegalleryanalysetheworksoftheircontemporariesandthenmakearelevantpieceoftheirownartworkinourworkshopswithanartconsultant.Thegalleryisalsoopentothepublicforviewingduringopeninghoursfreeofcharge.ZartEducationServiceZartEducationServiceprovideshandsonprofessionaldevelopmentworkshopsforPrimaryandSecondaryteachersaswellasKindergartenLOTEteachersandLibrarians.VisualArtsworkshopsareregularlyheldatZartanduponrequestatyourschooldistrictorKLAsgroup.OurconsultantsalsoworkwithgroupsofstudentsonspecialprojectsasartistinschoolsorCRTintheartroom. Term12001Editionpage3ZartextraSecondaryVisualArtsColourfulInteriorsInspiredbyHowardArkleysSuburbiaImagesbyJackiScanlonYear9NewcombSecondaryCollegeAfterviewingtheworksofHowardArkleyfromtheVeniceBiennale1999attheIanPotterMuseumIfeltthatmyYear9studentswouldfindthecoloursandpatternsofhisworkinspirationalforadrawingtask.Asaclasswediscussedhisapproachandexaminedsomeofhisworksfocusingonsuburbia.Thestudentsappreciatedthebrightvividcoloursanddecorativepatterningovertheplaincolouredsurfaces.Theseaspectsbecamethefocusforourdrawingtask.ThebriefstudentsreceivedwasThedrawingistoshowaninterestingcompositionbasedonaviewofaninteriorandreflectthecolourfulanddecorativestyleoftheartistHowardArkley.Wesetouttoproduceadesignbasedaroundasceneofaninteriorofabuilding.Studentsbrowsedthroughmagazinestoresearchforideasandcollectedexamplesofinteriorsmakingsketchesandsimplecollagesandsimplifyingimagesbyeliminatingdetail.Experimentswithcoloursandpatternswerethenundertaken.Thenextstageinvolvedstructuringthefinaldrawingfromthepreparatoryworkandtransferringthistocartridgepaper.Brightandboldcolourwasappliedusingwatercolourpencilsandwhendrythedetailsofthepatternsandoutlinesaroundtheimagesweredoneinarangeofmarkerpens.Forfinalpresentationstudentsattachedafineblackpaperborderandselectedawiderbrightlycolouredonetocomplementthecoloursinthedesign.Asalinkedtaskthestudentspresentedawrittenanalysisofapaintingofaninteriorbyanotedartist.TheArtpackonInteriorswasahelpfulresourceforthistaskinthatitprovidedthestudentswithexamplesbyotherartistsfromarangeoftimesandplacesasacontrasttoArkleysapproach.OverallIthoroughlyenjoyedseeingthefinalartworksemergingandIknowthestudentswereproudoftheireffortswhichIdisplayedattheschoolofficefoyer.ByJackiScanlonArtsCo-ordinator. ZartextraTerm12001Editionpage4ProfileUsingTheCampEnvironmentForAnArtActivitybyNaomiFeilCoatesvillePrimarySchoolGrade43studentsatCoatesvillePrimarySchoolwerechallengedtoproducesculpturesandusethedigitalcameraasameansofrecordingtheirworkasphotographicpiecesofart.ThisworkwasbasedaroundartistphotographerAndyGoldsworthy.AndyGoldsworthyisasculptorandphotographerwhoworkswithstonewoodandwater.Hecreatessculpturesthenphotographsthatareinharmonywiththeenvironment.Heisanartistwhoworkswithnaturetomakehiscreations.HisworkhasbeencreatedinEnglandandScotlandattheNorthPoleinJapantheAustralianOutbackandintheU.S.Goldsworthyregardsallhiscreationsastemporary.Hephotographseachpieceonlyonce.Assoonashetakesthephotohereturnsthepiecesbacktotheenvironment.Hegenerallyworkswithwhateverhenoticestwigsleavesstonessnowandicereedsandthorns.Hecollectsandsortscreatesasculpturethenphotographsittocaptureagreatlookingpicture.WhilstoncampthestudentsweregivenafolderwithexamplesoftheartistsworkandinstructionsonhowtoproceedLookattheexamplesprovidedofAndyGoldsworthysart.Collectandsortobjectsformtheareathatyouareworkingeg.twigsleavesrockspebbles.Thinkaboutshapedesignandyourbackground.Takeaphotoofyourwork.AddyournametothephotolistsoweknowwhoitbelongstoThinkaboutgettingupclosewiththecamera.Returnsculpturebacktotheenvironment.BackatschoolaftercampIshowedthechildrenabookonAndyGoldsworthyandtheywereenthralled-notonlybyhisworkbutalsobythefactthattheyhadcreatedworksthatwerejustasartisticWepublishedourworksofartonourInternetpaperforthewholeschooltoseeandsomewerecolourprintedandmounted.Wethoughtthatthebushartwasamazingandcreativebecausewegottomakeinterestingdesignsoutofnaturalthings-FreyaDochertyCassieWatsonGrade43E.Atcampwedidlotsofexcitingthingsandoneofthebestthingswastheartculture.EveryonemadedifferentdesignsandwephotographeditlikeAndyGoldsworthy-ChrisDrew43E. Term12001Editionpage5ZartextraIndigenousCulturesbyJeanetteJeanningsCareyGrammarDonvale.TheseCollaborativeArtWorkswerepartofawholeschoolCrossCurriculumLearningExperience.StudentsacrosstheschoolstudiedtheculturesandritualsofIndigenouspeopleincludingcountriessuchasAfricaMexicoAmericanIndiansandtheOceanicareasincludingNewGuineaandourownAboriginalpeoples.TheformatforourinvestigationsisbasedonaframeworkwehavedevelopedthatisinclusiveofotherKeyLearningAreasandthelearningoutcomesoutlinedintheCSFdocumentforthoseareasofstudy.Seepage7fortheframeworkIhavedevelopedadaptedfromMurdochandHornsbyCurriculumConnections1998.PrimaryVisualArtsTheseartworkswerealsolinkedtothemusicprogrammeforanintegratedcrossartsperformanceonouropenday.Studentsworkedonindividualartworksbasedontheritualsandceremoniesofthatparticularculture.Themusicprogrammedevelopedtheappropriatesongsinstrumentsanddancepiecestocomplementthevisualartworksandclassroomteachersworkedtodevelopthehistoricalbackgroundandincludedtheseelementsintotheclassroomlearningthroughstorywriting.EachyearlevelembracedaparticularcountryanditscultureusingtheCollaborativeFrameworkdeveloped.ThestudentsWrotestoriesbasedontheculturetheywerestudying.Developedcostumesforaperformancethateachyearlevelactedoutaspartoftheirartsessions.Workedintheirmusicsessionsonthesongsanddanceassociatedwiththeirculture.Createdindividualartworksbasedontheculturetheywerestudying.Participatedincollaborativeprojectswherethelargescaleartworkswerecreatedbyworkingingroupstodesignandbuildtheselargeworks.ArtisticmaterialsusedincludedTextiles-Fabricsdyesfabricpaintsandcrayonsbeadworktyedyemachineandhandstitching.MaskMaking-Halfmasksdecoratedwithpaintsandcollagematerials.Caneandwireconstructionpapermacheandmulti-mediaconstruction.Largescaleprojectssuchastheseincludeawiderangeoflearningpossibilitiesandtheopportunitytoworkwithabroadrangeofartisticmaterials.Theyofferstudentstheopportunitytosharetheirskillsinagroupsituationandtodevelopcollaborativeskills. Term12001Editionpage6ZartextraGiantMasksAcollaborativeworkbyYear4students.Madefromanunderstructureofcanandchickenwire.Coveredwithpapermache.Vipondspaintwithaclearglossfinish.PlankMasksIndividualworksbyYear2studentsbasedontheAfricanculture.Simpleboldlinesoncardandpaperplateswithnaturalraffia.SpiritPeopleCollaborativeartworksbasedonclassroomstoriesbyYear5students.Multimediaconstruction.Cardboardboxasabase.Cardboardcylinderscoveredwithnewspaperandheldinpositionwithmaskingtape.Papermacheovertohidebasicconstructionmaterials.Paintsbeadsandnaturalraffiacompletethedecoration. Term12001Editionpage7ZartextraCollaborativeIntegratedProjectsThroughArtsPracticeAIM-ToDevelopaCollaborativeProjectfromDesigntoFinishedArtworkUsingtheKeyLearningAreasofSOSEVisualArtsTechnologyandMathematics.SOSECollaborationandTeamworkInvestigationandCommunicationDesigningandProducingEvaluationandAppraisalTECHNOLOGYVISUALARTSMATHEMATICSSOSE-Investigation-HistoricalBackgroundCulturalEventsRitualsCeremonies.Communication-CollectProcessandPresentinanImaginativeandAuthenticFormat.TECHNOLOGY-InvestigatingDesigningProducingandEvaluating.Information-GatheringandSortingInformation.Systems-ProceduresneededtoPlanandMake-ArtWork.Materials-AssesstheFormFunctionandsuitabilityofmaterialsandusetoachievethedesiredeffect.InformationTechnology-UsingcomputerassistedsoftwareprogramstodevelopDesignProposals.VISUALARTS-IdeasSkillsTechniquesandProcesses.Skills-ApplySkillsinusingknowledgeofarangeofMaterialsTechniquesandProcessestocommunicateclearlydevelopedideasinvisualways.Make-UsespecificSkillsandTechniquestodevelopartworksIndividuallyandCollaboratively.StructureartworksusingappropriateElementsstylesandFormanddemonstratearangeofSkillsTechniquesandProcesses.MATHEMATICS-Chooseandapplyappropriatescalesformakingscaledrawingsoftwoandthree-dimensionalshapesandsubsequentlymakingacollaborativeartwork.UsetheelementsInterpretingDataResearchedMathematicalReasoningStrategiesforInvestigationShapeandSpaceLocationMeasuringandEstimatingUsingRelationshipsPosingQuestionsandCollectingDataInterpretingData.AdaptedfromMurdochandHornsbyCurriculumConnections1998byJeanetteJennings. SituatedatZartEducationServiceisZartChildrensGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkscreatedbystudentsfromLevels1-7.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterm.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirpiecesofvisualart.WhynotcombineatourwithaworkshopTheworkshopisbasedonaparticularaspectofthegallery.Thegallerytoursaregenerallyofatwohourdurationandusually2gradeswillattend.PleasecontactZartEducationServiceforfurtherinformationregardingthisserviceon039890-1867.GalleryListingforTerm1RuytonGirlsSchoolPicassoWaverleyC.C.HangingsDeepdeneP.S.PastelsMelbourneGrammarAntPortraits-WadhurstHeanyParkP.S.FeltWorkGlamorganSilkPaintingsWallaranaP.S.FlowersCroydonNthP.S.QuiltMullaunaCollegeClayInkDrawingsNewcombS.C.MixedMediaWarburtonP.S.TesselationsAltonaP.S.DragonsCareyGrammarTribalMask-DonvaleElthamEastP.S.CeramicsWesleyCollegeJnrShoesBirdsWandinYallockP.S.MasksCranbourneParkP.S.MosaicTablesHughesdaleP.S.WeavingBerwickLodgeP.S.FlowersBeaconsfieldP.S.ShellDesignsIfyouwouldliketohaveyourworkexhibitedintheGallerypleasecontactJanRokeron0398901867or0412098596.ZartextraTerm12001Editionpage8ArtGalleryIntermthree2000studentsingradefivesixandsevenfromWesleyPrahranJuniorSchoolcontributedtoanenormoussculptureinstallationentitledAbovetheTreeTops.Theexhibitionopeninginvolvedstudentsandfamiliescomingdressedupenteringthroughthenoseofagiant747andinteractingwiththeexhibition.Year7studentswererequiredtodotwotasks.Thefirstwastoproduceaflyingbeastmadefrompapier-macheormodroc.Thesecondtaskinvolvedworkinginagrouptodesignanartworkoftheirchoiceandthentoplanhowitwouldbemade.SculpturessuchasgiraffesskydiversaeroplanesandSantawereallapartofourshow.Intheworkthatyouseebelowstudentswereshownavarietyofsamplesandthenhadtheopportunitytochoosefromthreebasictechniquespapier-macheoverashoepapier-macheoveraplasticbagshapedinauniquewayorplasteroverashoe.Studentsthendevelopedmethodstomakeadditionssuchaswingsandfeaturesusingmaterialssuchascardboardtissuepaperandchickenwire. ZartextraTerm12001Editionpage9ActivitiesLinearShellDesignsByJanMcAleeseBeaconsfieldP.S.Grade56AimTocreatedesignsincorporatinglinearpatternsinspiredfromshells.MaterialsusedShellssuppliedbyteacherandstudentsA3cartridgepaperGouacheAquarellepencilsblackfinelinerandlibraryreferencebooks.ThestudentsinGrade56weregivenanassortmentofshellstolookatanddiscussthesizeshapeandpatternsofeachone.Initiallytheyproducedsmalllineardrawingsexploringandexperimentingwithpatterns.Thestudentshadtoconsideraportraitorlandscapelayoutandcolourcombinationsaswellasplacementoftheirshell.WasitonthebeachorunderwaterUsingtheirinitialdesignsasinspirationthestudentsdrewtheoutlineoftheshellwithaHBpencil.Thebackgroundareawasbrokenupwithacontinuouslinetodenotesandandsea.DemonstrationsofbrushtechniqueapplicationofgouacheandAquarellepencilsweregiventothestudents.Techniquessuchasvenettingshadingfromonedarktonetothenexttonalgradationandvariationandthreedimensionalshadingtogivetheeffectofdepthwerealsoexplained.Thestudentsusedgouachewashtechniqueforthebackgroundsandandsea.Finallineartoucheswerecompletedwiththesubtleuseofblackfineliners.Duration-4x60minslessons. ZartextraTerm12001Editionpage10ActivitiesAimTocreateawatercolouredenvironmentwithexoticallycolouredtropicalfish.MaterialsusedAquarellepencilsA3cartridgepaperblackfineliner.ThestudentsinGrades34brainstormedinsmallgroupstocollatealistofthematicwords.Thediscussionalsoincludedlookingatillustrationsinreferencebooks.Thelayoutofthedraftdrawingtookintoconsiderationthebreakupofanareaopenandclosedcompositiondrawingoffthepageandportraitorlandscapeplacement.ThestudentsdrewtheoutlineoftheirdesignwithaHBpencil.TheclassdiscussedtheuseofcolourandwereshownhowtoapplyAquarellepencilswithwaterandbrushemphasisgiventotonalvariationsandcontrasts.Thefishandotherdecorativeobjectswerecolouredfirstandthesurroundingseawaterenvironswerebrushwashedlast.Duration4x60minlessons.UnderwaterColoursTropicalFishByJanMcAleeseBeaconsfieldP.S.Grades34 BlankPage AVisualArtspublicationproducedeachtermforKindergartenPrimaryandSecondaryTeachersbyZartArtandZartEducationService.Term3Edition2001RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003 Term32001EditionZartextraFrontCoverMainImageJennaLewisYr10HeaderInsectMelanieWolfeYr11MountScopusMemorialCollegeZartArtPOBox1136BoxHillVicAustralia3128441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthVic3129Ph0398901867Fax0398986527Internetwww.zartart.com.auEmailzartartzartart.com.auHours8.30am-5.00pmWeekdays8.30am-12.00noonSaturdayZartworksPoBox1136BoxHillVicAustralia3128341LextonRoadBoxHillNorthVic3129Ph0398905110Fax0398986527Internetwww.zartart.com.auemailzartartzartart.com.auHours9.00am-5.00pmWeekdays9.00am-12.00noonSaturdayZartArtSchoolWholesaleSupplierZartArtoffersanextensiverangeofresourcesartmaterialscraftandtechnologysupplies.Youwillfindcompetitivepricesandefficientandquickservice.ZartworksRetailShopZartworkshaveallyourartandcraftneedscateringforbothbeginnerandprofessionalartists.Youcanselectfromawiderangeofvisualartscraftandgraphicsupplies.Browseatyourleisureorseekassistancefromourexperiencedstaff.ZartChildrensGalleryThegalleryfeaturesartworksmadebychildrenfromPreptoYear12fromallaroundVictoria.Schoolscanarrangeforchildrentovisitthegalleryanalysetheworksoftheircontemporariesandthenmakearelevantpieceoftheirownartworkinourworkshopswithanartconsultant.Thegalleryisalsoopentothepublicforviewingduringopeninghoursfreeofcharge.ZartEducationServiceZartEducationServiceprovideshandsonprofessionaldevelopmentworkshopsforPrimaryandSecondaryteachersaswellasKindergartenLOTEteachersandLibrarians.VisualArtsworkshopsareregularlyheldatZartanduponrequestatyourschooldistrictorKLAsgroup.Webelieveschoolshavetheresponsibilityofprovidingeducationforitsentirediversifiedstudentpopulation.Initsendeavoursschoolsshouldbeguidedbyafundamentalconcernforjusticeequityandforthedignityofallhumanbeings.Itisinthiscontextthatwelookatthemeritsofcompetitionandinourcaseartcompetitions.Intheclassroomthereisusuallynaturalcompetitionoccurringthatofyoungstersworkingtoimprovetheirownachievements.LowenfeldandBrittaincontendGrowthisacontinuouscompetitionwithonesownstandardsandachievementsandthisisamostnaturalandhealthyformofcompetitionp.182CreativeandMentalGrowth.Theothertypeofcompetitionisorganisedcompetitionandusuallyofferslucrativeincentives.TherearemanyjustifiedargumentsagainstthistypeofcompetitionOureducationsystemmustprovideforallchildren.Ifitweretonurtureonlythetalentedfewitwouldfailandthiswouldbedetrimentaltothefutureofoursociety.Thereisaplaceforeveryoneinoursocietynotjustthetalentedfew.Theprocessoflearningofharnessingtheindividualsknowledgeskillsandcreativeexpressionismoreimportantthantheendproductwhichisenteredintoanartcompetition.Artcompetitionsatisfiesthetalentedfewandcreateswinnersattheexpenseofeveryoneelse.Itvaluesonepersonoveranother.Itdoesnotvalueeveryonescreativeexpression.Anartcompetitionoftenhasanulteriormotiveforexampleitisusedforcommercialgainorasapublicitytooltopromoteacompanyorinstitution.Somemayevenargueitisaformofchildexploitation.Artcompetitionsareoftenjudgedbyadultswhohavelittleornounderstandingoftheaestheticqualitiesanddevelopmentalstagesofchildrensart.Thewinnerisusuallythebestlookingbyadultsstandards.Weshouldinsteadbeencouragingexhibitionofallchildrensartworksbecauseexhibitionencouragesandbenefitsallchildrenandthereforeoffersinclusionratherthanexclusion.encouragesandpromotesartactivitiesandartprogrammes.createsapublicforumforartworkstobeadmiredandappreciated.educatestheviewers.Happyarethosewhogrowuptobewelladjustedandsecureindividualslivinginthecompetitiveworldofglobalism.ArtCompetitionsZartEducationServicePage2 VisualArts.MuchdiscussionledustothethemeInsects.Thethemewaschosenforanumberofreasons.Thesubjectseemedtosuggestideasofpatterncolourlineshapedetailimaginationandfantasy.Thepossibilitiesofusingtheprinciplesandelementsofdesignseemedvirtuallyendless.Eachteacherwasabletoalmostimmediatelyvisualisearangeofapproachestosuitthemediaandtechniquesthatformedtheskeletonoftheirsetsyllabus.Itwasdecidedallclasseswouldadoptthethemebutthetimingaswellasthenatureofeachactivitywouldvary.Someoftheactivitiesandprojectsthatwereusedasabasisfortheexplorationofthisthemeinvolvedperceptualresponsestothethememetamorphosisofshapeandformsilk-paintingdecorationofpre-madesurfacessuchastheZartpaperfanscomputergeneratedimagesatyeareightandexplorationsintotwoandthreedimensionaldecoration.FollowingexercisesinperceptualdrawingsofinsectstheyeartenpaintinganddrawingelectivestudentswereintroducedtoideasofperceptiondistortionandmetamorphosisthroughtheworkofEscher.Thiswascombinedwithknowledgeandexperienceofpatternandcolourbasedonpreviousartworks.Pupilsweregiventwo-dimensionalimagesofinsectsaswellasspecimensborrowedfromtheScienceFacultytoformthebasisfortheirinsectcreations.PupilswereTerm32001EditionZartextraSecondaryArticleInthefirstsemestertheVisualArtsfacultyofMountScopusMemorialCollegeincorporatedacommonthemeintotheVisualArtscoursesofferedatlevels7to11.Thedecisiontoadoptacommonthemewasbasedontheneedtodevelopandextendstudentsindifferentmediaandapproachesandshowtherangeofpossiblesolutionstoanygiventask.Byintroducingonethemeacrossthemanydifferentclasseswewereabletounifytheartexperiencesofourpupils.AlloftheelementsrelatingtoindividualmediatechniquesandapproachesaresingularlyrelevantandworthwhilebutwhencombinedwiththeingredientsofcreationandexpressiontheyresultinaVisualArtsexperiencethatbelongstothecommunityaswellastheindividual.TheprojectpromotedtheimportanceoftheVisualArtsasaproblemsolvinglateralthinkingexerciseaswellasbeingenjoyableinitsownright.Italsoproducedacollege-wideawarenessoftheMICROSCOPICCREEPYCRAWLIESINSECTSOTHERSaraWarnerFacultyHeadVisualArtsMelanieWolfeYr11RebeccaDrabkinYr10LauraToisterYr10Page3 delightfullymessyadefinitebonustoanyyeareightpupils.CarolineComportsyeartentextilesgrouprecreatedtheirinsectsinsilkpainting.Theyrecreatedtheirinsectsfromactualexampleswithatouchofimagination.Thenewcreatureswerethenpaintedontothesurfaceusingguttaandanti-fusant.Additionallysaltwasalsoaddedtosomeofthedyetocreatesomeverydelicatebutstrikingeffects.Eachoftheprojectsofferedsuccessandenjoymenttothepupilsinvolved.PerhapsthisaboveallisthemainconsiderationasweofferourpupilsentryintotheworldofimaginationandcreativitywhentheyventureintotheVisualArts.Thethemealsoservedtorevitaliseourowneffortsatpushingtheboundariesbeyondtheroutineandsafelessonsthatcanbehabituallypresented.EachofushadtothinkandIbelieveenjoyedthinkingofwaysinwhichwecouldsuccessfullyadoptthethemeatallthelevelsandineachofthemediawetaught.IbelievethatthiswasaworthwhileandeffectivestarttotheyearandonethatourpupilsthoroughlyenjoyedthankstotheenthusiasmandcreativeteachingpracticeoftheentireFaculty.requiredtoproduceobservationaldrawingsthatwererearrangeddistortedandorexaggeratedtocreatedesignsthatreflectedthethemeofmetamorphosisthroughshapeandform.Theemphasisinthefinalworkwastobetheuseofcolourandpatterntocreateadecorativework.BridgetMcDermottsyeareightpaintingandmixedmediaactivitycentredonexperimentationwithbothmediaandmaterials.Theinsectthemelendsitselfsuperblytothepossibilitiesofthemediawiththeabstractionanddetailpossiblewiththereliefandpaintingprocess.PupilswererequiredtodrawtheinsectswithlinesanddotsofPVAoncartridgepaper.OverthissurfaceinksandfooddyeswereaddedtocreateaSurrealistsurface.TheactivityisonethatofferssuccessthroughitsbeautifulcolourandsimplicitytomostpupilsthatundertaketheprojectandisTerm32001EditionZartextraSecondaryArticleCont.INSECTSOTHERMICROSCOPICCREEPYCRAWLIESArielGrossYr8NatalieJaworowskiYr10DanielleTrabskyYr10DenaKaplanYr7LeanneLowryYr7Page4 Term32001EditionZartextraPage5ProfilePLENTYVALLEYMONTESSORISCHOOLLouiseDavisCycleOneArtCoordinatorYoungchildrenaredrawntoexperiencesthatstimulatetheirinnatesensoryandcreativeresponse.MariaMontessoriespousedthatThegreatinfluencethateducationcanexertthroughchildrenhastheenvironmentasitsinstrumentforthechildabsorbshisenvironmenttakeseverythingfromitandincarnatesitinhimself.MontessoriM1989p.66ThisprocessisfurtherenhancedbythecreativeappreciationthatisfosteredthroughtheMontessoriphilosophy.Childrenexpresstheircreativitythroughmanydifferentmediumsinfactthechildslifeworksisthecreationofself.TheMontessorieducatoracknowledgesthechildasuniqueandprovidesavenuesforallexpressionsofcreativity.TheMontessoripreparedenvironmentpromotesthechildsaestheticandcreativeevolution.Childrenlovethevisualharmonyofmaterialssuchastheknob-lesscylinders.Theybuildtheseintothemostamazinglycreativeforms.Thechildrenareexperimentingwithformcolouranddimension.Thesethreeelementsaretheparametersforanyoftheareasofartwhetheritispaintingsculptureanddrawing.Theenvironmentfurtherpromotescreativeresponsethroughbeautifulartprintsbooksandartefacts.Youngchildrenarequitediscerningintheirpreferencesofvisualartbutitisonlythroughexposurethatthechildsaestheticunderstandingandtasteevolves.ChildrenneedtohavethefreedomtoexpresstheircreativityintheirownwayandMontessoriclassroomsdothisbyprovidinganelementofchoiceandarichnessofexperiences.ThechildrenwithintheFirstCycleatPlentyValleyMontessoriSchoolare3to6yearsofage.Twostaffmemberscollaborateasateamtonurturethechildswholedevelopment.Withinthiscontexttheeducatorrespectsandsupportsthechildsartistryandcreativeendeavourbydisplayingthechildsworkinanaestheticallyappealingway.Recentlythe5yearoldchildrenmadeexquisiteChinesefansusingtechniquesofpaintingprintingandorigamitheyhadexploredoveraperiodoftime.WearefortunateatPlentyValleyMontessoriSchooltohavemanywonderfulfamilieswhoareactivelyinvolved.InthisinstanceIngridArnoldoneofourgrandmotherssharedherextensiveexpertiseintheartoforigami.ThefansweredisplayedonrichfabricandlabelledinEnglishandChinesereflectingtheChineseImmersionProgramthatispartofourcurriculum.Thechildrenandstaffthoroughlyenjoyedthisexperience.Montessorieducationprovidestheyoungchildwithawonderfulplatformforpersonalcreativeexpressionandthechildjoyfullyresponds.ReferenceMontessoriM.1989.TheAbsorbentMindN.Y.USADeltaPublishingLtd.AMONTESSORIAPPROACHTOCREATIVITY HarkawayPrimarySchoolAspartofawholeschoolpresentationfortheBerwickShowallchildreningradesPrepto6wereinvitedtoparticipateincreatingaFederationdisplay.Asstimulusforthisactivitythechildrenwereaskedtoimagineandcommentonwhatlifewouldbelike100yearsagoandwereexposedtomanyphotographsofbackgroundsatleastacenturyold.TheyalsolookedatacollectionoflibrarybooksshowingpaintingsbyAustralianartistsastheydepictedlifeinthe1900s.OurFederationdisplayrecreatedacountryscenedepictinglife100yearsago.ThePrep1childrenworkedwithbuddiestocreatesheepchickensduckscowsetcforthepaddocks.TheGrades23childrenlookedatoldfarmhousesandcountrylifestylesthenproceededtoconstructbuildingsincludinghousesaschoolachurchdunniesetcfortheircountrytown.Theyalsostudiedandrecreatedpeopledressedinclothingofthisera.TheGrades456childrenlookedatbooksandphotographsoflifeintheoldendaysandwereaskedtoidentifyanddescribekeyfeaturesfromtheperiodandtopresentthisintheirartwork.Term32001EditionZartextra1.BRUNSWICKSWPRIMARYSCHOOLQUILT2.THOMASTOWNEASTPRIMARYSCHOOLHANGINGS3.MTSCOPUSCOLLEGEINSECTS4.PLENTYVALLEYMONTESSORIFANS5.EASTBOURNEPRIMARYSCHOOLVISUALARTWORK6.KOROWAJUNIORSCHOOLFELTING7.SURREYHILLSPRIMARYSCHOOLFELTWORK8.CATHOLICCOLLEGESALECLAYPRINTS9.MARLBOROUGHPRIMARYSCHOOLPAPERTOLE10.HARKAWAYPRIMARYSCHOOLFEDERATION11.ALTONAPRIMARYSCHOOLFEDERATION12.SERPELLPRIMARYSCHOOLBATIK13.COLAROOSOUTHPRIMARYSCHOOLSHELLS14.STRATHMOREPRIMARYSCHOOLFEDERATIONPLATES15.YARRAGLENPRIMARYSCHOOLABORIGINALART16.VIEWBANKPRIMARYSCHOOLLANDSCAPES17.MILLPARKSECONDARYCOLLEGEVISUALARTWORK18.CAULFIELDGRAMMARMALVERNDINNERPARTY19.BALLARATGRAMMARMOSAICSTERM3GALLERY2001SituatedatZartEducationServiceisZartChildrensGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkcreatedbystudentsfromLevels1-7.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterms.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirvisualart.WhynotcombineatourwithaworkshopTheworkshopisbasedonaparticularaspectofthegallery.Thegallerytoursaregenerallyofatwohourdurationandusually2gradeswillattend.PleasecontactZartEducationServiceforfurtherinformationregardingthisserviceon0398901867ArtGalleryPage6 Term32001EditionZartextraPrimaryArticleThechildreninGrade34atAltonaPrimarySchoolthoroughlyenjoyedthemselvescreatingportraitsofpeopleatthetimeofFederation.Tofamiliarisethechildrenwiththefashionandstyleof1901Iphotocopiedalargerangeofpicturesfromavarietyofsources.ThesewerescatteredontheirtablesandasIreadastorytellingoflifeatthetimechildrenwereencouragedtosketchpicturesusingthestoryandphotocopiesasinspiration.Ournextsessionwasbasedondrawingthehumanfaces.Generalpositionoffeaturesfaceshapeetc.wascovered.Thechildrenwerethenrequiredtoshadethefaceusingwarmcoloursforprotrudingfeaturescoolforrecessed.Thefollowingsessionsawthefacesdevelop.Aclaybasewasformeddrawingontheprevioussessiontobringthefeaturesoffthebases.CalicosoakedinaP.V.A.andwatermixthencoveredtheclay.Thecalicofoldsaddagetothefacewhiletheclothholdstheclaytotheboard.THEFACEOFFEDERATIONByPamBarryatAltonaPrimarySchool....fantasticactivitywithallthechildrenproducingexcitingvisualartswork...Page7Whendrythefacewaspainted.Nextthechildrenusedavarietyofmaterialstoreproducetheclothingof1901theylovedaddingallthedetails-especiallythejewellery. PostcardsofAsiaThePostcardsetwasdevelopedfromtheMyPlaceAsiaAustraliaproject.ThisprojectwasaneducationalexchangebetweenschoolsacrossAustraliaandinChinaKoreaIndiaJapanandVietnam.Studentsinparticipatingschoolscreatedvisualartworksaboutplacesofsignificanceintheirlivesandwroteshortstoriestoaccompanytheimages.Asetof30postcardswitheachpostcardshowingtheartworkinfullcolourwiththestudentsstorytheirnameageschoolcityandcountry.Setof3033.00inc.GSTSeeWorkshopinsertforSaturday18thAugustWorkshopPostcardsofAsiawithMargStephens9.20amto12noonatZartArt.Term32001EditionZartextraOverallthiswasafantasticactivitywithallthechildrenproducinganexcitingvisualartsworktobedisplayedaroundtheschoolintimeforourcentenaryofFederationcelebrations.OtherFederationartactivitiesundertakenhavebeenFederationHouse-acollageactivityusingavarietyofearthtonepapers.Bookandmagazineillustrationswerephotocopiedandusedtoassistchildreninunder-standingFederationarchitecture.FederationPosts-amajortaskundertakenbythe56childrenrequiringabasepostorpoleofcansandcylindersbeingboundbypaperandthendevelopedusingpaintpaperplasticwireorbasicallyanymaterialtocreatea3DartworktellingthehistoryofAustraliaoraspectsofit.Primaryarticlecont.THEFACEOFFEDERATIONThencamethetaskofchoosingadisplayinkeepingwiththetime.Woodencarvedframesweretheappropriatechoice.Thechildrenusedlayersofcardandfinepenlineworktocreateaframewhichachievedthedesiredeffect.Page8 Term32001EditionZartextraPage9EUROPEANCULTURALTOUR2001ActivitiesAgroupofelevenveryexcitedstudentswiththeirteachersandthreeparentswerefarewelledbyfamiliesandfriendsastheydepartedMelbourneonApril29foraveryspecialinsightintotheartisticmusicalandhistoricaltraditionsofmajorEuropeancities.Thetripwastheculminationofthreeyearsofintensiveplanningandfundraisinganditwashardtobelievethatalloftheircollectivedreamswereabouttoberealised.AfteralongandtediousflightwecouldnotbelievethatwewerefinallyinParis.ThenextfivedayswerespentvisitingfamousmonumentssuchasTheEiffelTowertheArcdeTriomphetheTrocaderoandfamousartgalleriessuchastheLouvreandMuseeDOrsay.WeworkedoutthattospendthirtysecondsinfrontofeachpaintingintheLouvrewouldtakeonepersonfourmonthstoseeeverythingTheLouvreimpressedthestudentsindifferentwaysTheMonaLisaintheLouvreimpressedmethemostbecauseuseofthefascinatinggazeDaVincimanagedtocreate.Thepaintingismesmerisingandseemstodrawyouin.IlookedatthewomanasthoughlookingatarealpersonwhohasapuzzledexpressionthatIattemptedtointerpret.KellieMyoverallimpressionoftheartworksisthatmanyofthemhavebeenoverratedyetalotofthemhavebeenveryimpressive.TohaveseenfamouspaintingsandsculpturesliketheVenusdeMilowasgreat.DavidMuseedOrsaywascreatedonthesiteofanoldrailwaystationandtheviewingareaswerearrangedaroundwhatwouldhavebeenthecentralstationarea.ItnowhousesahugecollectionofmodernFrenchandEuropeanartparticularlybyImpressionistandpost-Impressionistartists.WevisitedchurchessuchasNotreDameandSacre-CoeuratMontmartre.NotreDamewassurreal.EverypartoftheChapelhadsomethinguponwhichtogaze.ItwassetverygrandlyattheendofacourtyardanduponenteringIwasstruckbyitsverypowerfulaura.Therosewindowsandhundredsofsmallcandleshelpedcreateaveryspiritualatmosphere.KellieWalkingaroundParisstirredthemagicofitshistoryandwereflectedupontheFrenchRevolutionwhenwesawmonumentstotheBastille.AtthePalaceofVersailleswehadinsightsintothelifeofMarieAntoinetteandwerelivedherunfortunatefate.AtthecontemporaryofficeandlivingareaLaDefensewetookaglasslifttothetopofastrikinglycubistbuilding.FromthereitwasabreathtakingviewinastraightlinethroughtheArcdeTriomphedowntheChampsElyseespastOrangerietotheglasspyramidinthecourtyardoftheLouvreMuseum.TheEiffeltowerhadbeenalittledisappointingasIhadexpectedittobemuchmorestrikingcloseupthanitwas.Howeveratnightitwastrulyamazing.Itwaslitbymanyglobesanditdazzledinthenightsky.KellieWeleftforHeidelbergandarrivedtofindourselvesinthemostbeautifulofGermantowns.WhilstknownforitsUniversityHeidelbergalsohasareputationforbeingamajorconferencevenue.ThisaspectmadeitveryeasytobeavisitortoHeidelberg.TheSchlossHeidelbergCastledominatedallviewsoftheoldtownandwespenttimeclimbingtothetopofthehillandexploringthecastlessurroundings.THEKNOXSCHOOL Term32001EditionZartextraActivitiesOurtournexttookusintoAustriaandtoSalzbergwherewebeganinvestigatingthemusicalhistoryassociatedwiththearea.TheoldtownwasextraordinarilybeautifulandasinHeidelbergwasdominatedbythe11thcenturyHohenwerfenfortressthatwassethighonhilloverlookingtheoldtown.Viennawasournextstopandwasaverycolourfulandintriguingcity.VisitstotheKunsthistorischesMuseumaperformanceoftheOperaAnItalianinAlgiersbyRossiniattheStateOperaandtheverybeautifulSchonbrunnpalacethefamilyhomeofMarieAntoinettewereparttheagenda.TheKunsthistorischesMuseumwasagreatsurpriseasithousedhugecollectionsofveryfamousBaroqueandRenaissancepaintings.OfparticularnoteweretheBruegelTitianandRaphaelcollections.OnesculpturehadparticularappealforthisstudentThestatueIlikedmostwasintheKunsthistorischesMuseuminVienna.ItwasawhitemarblestatueofApolloandDaphne.Itwasverysmallbutverydetailed.Daphnehadbranchesforfingersthatwerereachingupwards.Apollowasgraspingheraroundthewaistandtheywerebothlookingup.AmyAvisittothebelltoweratSt.StephansCathedralrevealedaweinspiringviewsofViennaandawalkthroughthecemeterybroughtustothegravesofveryfamousViennesecomposersincludingStrauss.AfterourlongesttrainjourneywereachedVenicebutwereonlytherelongenoughtoseethemainsights.AfterthisbriefintroductiontoItalywemovedontothefamousRenaissancecityofFlorence.HerewefoundourselvesamidtheworldofGiottoBotticelliandMichelangelotomentionjustafewgreatartists.RegretfullywewerenotabletoaccessthehomeofgreatRenaissancearttheUffiziGalleryduetohugewaitingtimeforentry.HoweverstrollsaroundthetownwalksovertheArnoRiveronthePontdeVecchioexcursionsintotheDuomoandaroundMichelangelosenormoussculpturesincludingthecopyofhisstatueofDavidoutsidetheUffizigaveusaverygoodideaoflifeasitmighthavebeeninRenaissancetimes.Romewasoutlaststopanditsobvioushistoryandenormouslygrandmonumentsweresomewhatoverwhelming.WereeledinthebrillianceofMichelangelospaintingsintheSistineChapeltheopulenceofSt.PetersBasilicaintheVaticantheRomanruinsdatingback2000yearsandmoreandallofthefountainsandpiazzaswhichweretobefoundaroundeverycorner.Theancientartandarchitecturewaseasilyaccessibletoallandwewereallsurprisedbythewaythatwecouldtouchandphotographrelicswhichwereoftenthousandsofyearsold.TheSistineChapelroofwasreallygreat.Thepaintingswerefantasticandtheylookedthreedimensional.Someofthefiguresseemedtobecomingoutofthewall.Itwasrealisticenoughtocreateanopticalillusion.AmyWesawallofthemajorartisticandculturalsitesofEuropeanditwouldbehardnottobeasimpressedasthefollowingstudentEuropeismyplace.Thereismusicartandhistoryateverycorner.TobeactuallywalkingoverthecobblestonepathwaystrampledbytheRomansthousandsofyearsbeforegivesmeaneeriefeeling.SometimesIwishIcouldgobackintimeandseehowthesepeoplelived.TopopinandvisitMichelangeloonhisbackpaintingtheSistineChapelorsitinonasessionatthebackoftheRomanforum.IalsowishIcouldtakehomeallofthemostexquisiteartworksanddisplaytheminmyhomesothatIcanadmirethemforever.IwillkeepcomingbacktotheseplacestothedayIdieAlanaThetourbroughtthebestartistictraditionsofartmusicandarchitecturetoagroupofstudentswhowereextremelyfortunatetohavehadtheopportunitytoexperiencethemfirsthand.NormaAshton-SmithHeadoftheArtDepartmentTheKnoxSchoolTHEKNOXSCHOOLEUROPEANCULTURALTOUR2001Page10 Term4Edition2001RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003AVisualArtspublicationproducedeachtermforKindergartenPrimaryandSecondaryTeachersbyZartArtandZartEducationService. Term42001EditionZartextraPage2FrontCoverDinnerPartyCaulfieldGrammarMalvernCampusZartArtPOBox1136BoxHillVicAustralia3128441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthVic3129Ph0398901867Fax0398986527Internetwww.zartart.com.auEmailzartartzartart.com.auHours8.30am-5.00pmWeekdays8.30am-12.00noonSaturdayZartworksPoBox1136BoxHillVicAustralia3128341LextonRoadBoxHillNorthVic3129Ph0398905110Fax0398986527Internetwww.zartart.com.auemailzartartzartart.com.auHours9.00am-5.00pmWeekdays9.00am-12.00noonSaturdayZartArtSchoolWholesaleSupplierZartArtoffersanextensiverangeofresourcesartmaterialscraftandtechnologysupplies.Youwillfindcompetitivepricesandefficientandquickservice.ZartworksRetailShopZartworkshaveallyourartandcraftneedscateringforbothbeginnerandprofessionalartists.Youcanselectfromawiderangeofvisualartscraftandgraphicsupplies.Browseatyourleisureorseekassistancefromourexperiencedstaff.ZartChildrensGalleryThegalleryfeaturesartworksmadebychildrenfromPreptoYear12fromallaroundVictoria.Schoolscanarrangeforchildrentovisitthegalleryanalysetheworksoftheircontemporariesandthenmakearelevantpieceoftheirownartworkinourworkshopswithanartconsultant.Thegalleryisalsoopentothepublicforviewingduringopeninghoursfreeofcharge.ZartEducationServiceZartEducationServiceprovideshandsonprofessionaldevelopmentworkshopsforPrimaryandSecondaryteachersaswellasKindergartenLOTEteachersandLibrarians.VisualArtsworkshopsareregularlyheldatZartanduponrequestatyourschooldistrictorKLAsgroup.ArtHomeworkZartEducationServiceNewhomeworkguidelinesforVictorianschoolswerereleasedearlierthisyearbyDEETDepartmentofEducationEmploymentandTraining.TheguidelinesforPrepYear10arestructuredtoprovideagradualincreaseinthebreadthanddepthofhomeworkasstudentsmoveuptheeducationladder.WhataretheimplicationsforthevisualartsifanyThatwoulddependontheschoolsperceptionofarteducation.Webelievetheartprogrammeshouldbepracticalrelaxingandfunanditshouldprovidethedevelopmentofnewskillsandthemeansforcreativityandselfexpression.Weareeducatingstudentstobecomelifelonglearnersexplorersandcommunicatorsaswellasappreciatorsofthearts.SowhatabouthomeworkCanitbejustifiedYesifthearthomeworkenrichesandextendstheartprogrammewebelievethereisaplaceforitfromupperprimarylevelonwardswherestudentsaremoreindependentlearnersandmoreproficientintheirlanguageandresearchskills.Littlepeopleshouldbetoobusyplayingspontaneouslyengaginginartactivitiesanddeepeningandbroadeningtheirawarenessofthemselvesandtheirworld.Homeworkwouldimpedethisvitalprocess.Arthomeworktasksmaybeinasimpleandpracticalformeg.studentsaregivenastartingpointandaskedtocompletethedrawingusingthelimiteddrawingtoolsavailableinthehome.Sketchingoffamiliarobjectsisalsoanachievablehomeactivity.Thecreativejuicescanflowinamorefamiliarenvironmentandnotrelegatedjusttotheartroom.Anotherquestofexplorationintroducesstudentstotheirculture.Teachersmayrecommendcurrentnationalregionalandcommunitygalleryexhibitionstostudentsandtheirparents.Thisisoftenasimplenoticeintheschoolnewsletter.Studentsshouldbeencouragedtodrawinspirationfromlookingattheworksofotherartistsattendingmoviescollectingthingsfromnatureandgenerallybeingawareoftheworldaroundthem.Amorepopularformofarthomeworkexposesstudentstoarthistory.Morespecificallytheymaybeaskedtoresearchaparticularartistorartperiod.Theseexercisesmaybeusedtoattunestudentswiththeaestheticqualitiesofspecificartistsanderas.Theyoftenprovideinspirationandinfluenceforstudentsownartworks.Weliveintheknowledgeage.Accessinginformationisachievablebypressingabuttonbutknowingwhattodowiththeinformationisfarmorechallenging.ItispointlesstofindoutaboutVanGoghschoppedearandnotunderstandhisintensityanduseofcolourtocreateemotionallychargedeffects.ItisawasteoftimetoknowwhenPaulKleewasbornbutnotappreciatehissensitivityandinsightintoourinnerbeings.Teachingthinkingandcreativityisawayofmanagingthevastamountofinformationavailabletoustoday.Neweconomiestradenotinthingsbutinideasandinnovations.Itisthewayoftheworld.Arthomeworkinartcanbeenrichingifitisselectiverelevantandanextensionofthethinkingandcreativityfoundintheartroom.OurWorldintheYear2000isasplendidexampleofhowtheuniversallanguageofartcancrossboundariesandbarriersbringingnationstogethertopromotegreaterunderstandingamongpeoplesandcultures.KofiAnnanSecretary-GeneraloftheUnitedNations. Term42001EditionZartextraPage3introductiontoanewmediumandorprocess.ClassesfromYear2to6workedondesignsbasedonthesechosenthemes.OneYear6classworkedinsmallgroupsexploringfeltmakingtocreatehats.Theyweregivenplasticblockingshapesandfromheretheychosetheircoloursandfinalhatshape.Iwaspleasantlysurprisedattheirconsistencyandpatiencewiththislengthyprocess.AnotherceramistwasemployedforadaytoworkwithYear6onextrudedcoilstoformcandelabra.CatherineandImadethedecisiontocreateachangeofcolourtocontrastwiththerestoftheinstallation.Alessonintonewastheresult.ThesecondYear6classworkedingroupsoftwoorthreetocreatetheirthematicalchair.Encouragementwasofferedtoaddchangestothestructuresbeforebeginningthedecorativeprocessfromafreerangeofmaterials.Thiswasavaluablelessoningroupdynamicsnegotiatingchangesallocationoftasksandfinallythedecisionofwhotakesfinalpossessionoftheartwork.Year5studentsexploredthecreationofmasksbyplacingsilkthreadsoverplasticmasksandhighlightingthefeatureswithpastel.TheotherclassTerm42001EditionZartextraPrimaryArticleCAULFIELDGRAMMARMALVERNCAMPUSTherearenotenoughwordstodescribetheDinnerPartyExhibitioncreatedbychildrenfromPreparatorythroughtoYearsixatCaulfieldGrammarSchool.Thestatementwasmadebyonepersonafteranotherafterexperiencingthisinstallation.Isayexperiencebecauseofthesubtlemovementoftheguestsandthetapedconversationsheard.LastyearworkingwithCatherineOLearyatextileartistthechildrenfromKindergartentoYearsixcreatedanorganichangingincorporatingsilkpaperpaintingandfeltwork.Fromherewewonderedwheretogo..hatsTheMadHattersTeaPartyNoitsbeendonebefore.WhataboutadinnerpartyCouldprimaryagedchildrenunderstandthisconceptMaybeaCoolKidsCafwouldbemoreappropriateWorkbeganonthethemewithflexibilitydependingonhowthechildrenfeltCatherineHeatherRedherabookillustratorandImetandcorrelatedourideas.Listsofworktobecreatedmaterialsrequiredandaroughtimeschedulewereformed.Wemetregularlytoassessandplanasitwasourbeliefthatalthoughweformedtheoriginalstructurethestudentsweretoownit.Thismeantconstantchangesastheirideasflowed.Brainstormingwasthefirstactivitysowecoulddecideonourtwelvethemesforthechairsandtablesetting.EachclasswasallocatedataskwhichalsoprovidedanDINNERPARTY Term42001EditionZartextraPage4createthemoodandwasachievedbyusingspotlightanddimmersincontrasttomoresubtlelights.Intotaltheinstalllationtimewastenhours.Asthisexhibitionwasreviewedasaprofessionalexhibitionofstudentsworkchildrenwereencouragednottotouch.InsteadFeelyboxeswithworksofartinthemwerecreatedtoallowthechildrentofollowthroughwiththisnaturalurge.LookandDiscoverquestionsheetswerealsoprovidedtoclassroomteachersandchildrensothatin-depthobservationcouldbeshared.AphotographyalbumofWorkinProgressandaquestbookwerealsoonview.Whatanexcitementitwastohangthehatswiththemasksandobservethemovementscreatedbythebreezewhenbotheastandwestdoorswereopen...towalkthroughthearchesofthemurals...toenjoythechangesinthemeandcolour.Thisisadinnerpartythecreatorswillnotforget.Zartextraexploredhandmoulding.Herevarioustechniqueswereexperiencedaglovefullofwaterwasfrozenandthegloveremovedwireformwasthenmouldedoverthefrozenhandtheyalsopouredplasterintosewnfabricshapesandgloves.OneYear4classworkedwithagreattechniquetocreatecutlery.UsingoldcutleryrawclaywasmouldedaroundtheimplementandModrocappliedovertheresultingshape.Thiswasthendecoratedbypainting.TheotherYear4classmadepapiermachebreadandbutterplateswithasmallfirmpaperplateasabase.Year3studentsexperimentedwithwireformtocreatelovelywireglassesandgoblets.Thesewereembellishedwithbeadsandlustrethreads.TheotherYear3classmouldedsilkcupsandsaucers.ApotterwasemployedtothrowthetwelvedinnerplateswiththeYear2studentsquestioningcloselyandobserving.Oneclassthenmanipulatedandmouldedthatplateasabasefortheirtheme.PrepartoryYear1and2enjoyedformingthePerspexcrystalsthatdecoratedthehemofthetablecloth.Thesewereembellishedwithsequinedmirrorsandtranslucentpaint.TheperspexchandelierwasconstructedbyYear5students-cuttingpaintingandgluing.Thefairylightswereintertwinedasconstructionwasunderway.Itwasmostsatisfyingasateachertoobservethestudentsmovefromworkingonindividualpiecestogainasenseofcommunityandcollaborationinworkingtogethertoachieveacommongoal.ForexamplealthoughYear3beganmakingalargeamountofthefoodotherlevelswerehappytocompletethetask.Thechildrenwereamazedattherealismachievedincreatingfoodfromthingslikefoamrubberfabrictissuepaperdriedseedpodsgratedpolystyreneandricepaper.Wetriedtoincorporateasmuchnaturalmaterialaspossibleaimingtoextendthestudentsimagination.Againcommunityspiritdevelopedintheformationofourcollagemural.ThesemuralswereconstructedbyPreparatoryYear45and6.Stabilitywasgainedwithhingedwingsupports.WehopethesewillbeusedinthefuturefordramaproductionsorOpenDaydisplays.Theonehundredyearoldhallwastheperfectsettingforthisdinnerpartyasitispositionedinthemiddleofthemainschool.Placementofthemeitemsandcoloursbothrequiredthoughtfulconsideration.LightingwasusedtoPrimaryArticlecont. ProfileTerm42001EditionZartextraPage5Whenartistaughtintheclassroomprogrammethroughanintegratedapproachitmaybecomelostorneglected.FranSteffanoniandherstaffatStPeterChanelSchoolinDeerParkareensuringthedignityofartismaintainedthroughadevisedplanningteachingandrecordingprocess.StPeterChanelSchoolArtProformaStPeterChanelSchoolisathree-streamschoolof607students.Thereisnoartroom.Classteachersareresponsibleforplanninganddeliveringtheirartprogramme.Teachersworkinteamsofthreeclassteacherspergradelevelandaresupportedbythecurriculumcoordinator.ThecoordinatorliaseswiththeartscoordinatorAsawayofensuringthestudentsreceiveavariedartprogramtheyhavedevisedaplanningproformathatissimpletofillin.Theproformagivesabriefdescriptionoftheactivitiestobedelivered.ItclearlyreflectstheareasofArtInTheClassroomProgrammeartbeingcoveredaswellastheelementsofartbeingaddressed.Oneofthebenefitsofusingthisproformaistheongoingdocumentationitprovidesofwhatisandisntbeingtaught.Duringplanningteachersbecomeawareofareasthatarebeingneglected.Thisthenhelpstheschooltoassistteachersintheareasofartthatneeddevelopment.TheproformawasintroducedtoteachersinTerm22000.Ithashelpedtoraisetheprofileofartandteachersareshowinganenthusiasmtohaveagoatavarietyofartexperiences.Furthermorethestudentsareenjoyingthebenefitsofamorevariedartprogramme.EveryoneisawinnerFranSteffanoniArtsCoordinatorStPeterChanelSchoolDeerParkThisproformaisdesignedtorecordareasandelementsofVisualArtstaught.AllinformationwillbecollatedbytheArtsCoordinator.Thiswillguideusinplanningforthefollowingyear.CONSTRUCTION TheGrade4studentsatCareyGrammarDonvalestartedwithaselectionofsticksashoeboxandmaskingtapetocreateindividualbushhuts.Theytapedtheboxtothestickstobuildthemainstructureoftheirbushhut.Theroofwasmadeofcardboardandtheboxandroofwascoveredwithpapiermache.AcombinationofCelmixwallpaperpasteandPVAwasusedtostickthepapertotheboxandcardboard.Tissuepaperwasusedtocoverthestructureandwhendrythehutswerepaintedwithblackpaint.RubandBuffwasthenrubbedoverthehuttocreatethecolour.Thestudentsaddedtheirownadditionaldecorationswithwiremetallicchenillestemsribboncolouredsilkpiecessequinsandavarietyoffernery.Term42001EditionZartextraPage61.CAREYDONVALEBUSHHUTS2.CLIFTONSPRINGSPRIMARYSCHOOLFUNFOAMPIECES3.WESTGARTHPRIMARYSCHOOLCLAYANGELS4.COCKATOOPRIMARYSCHOOLDRYSDALEPAINTINGS5.HAWTHORNWESTPRIMARYSCHOOLSILKHANGINGS6.CAULFIELDGRAMMARMALVERNDINNERPARTY7.CONCORDSCHOOLPLASTERPIECES8.CLAYTONWESTPRIMARYSCHOOLSKELETONFISHTERM4GALLERY2001SituatedatZartEducationServiceisZartChildrensGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkcreatedbystudentsfromLevels1-7.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterms.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirvisualart.ArtGalleryCHRISTMAS2001ThestaffatZartArtwouldliketoextendtheirbestwishestoallourcustomersoverthefestiveseasonandwisheveryoneaHappyNewYear.PleasecontactZartEducationServiceforfurtherinformationregardingthegalleryon0398901867 Term42001EditionZartextraPage7SecondaryArticlePrintmakinghasconsistentlybeenamediumthatartstudentshavehappilyexploredatthecollegewitheachartstudiobeingequippedwithaprintingpressaswellasacomprehensivestockofspecialtyprintmakingpapersinksandequipmentaswellastoolsneededfortheintaglioart.Inthepaststudentswerelimitedtocreatingdrypointetchingsbyscratchingintothesurfaceofplasticsheets.Thecompletedimagewouldthenbeinkedupandprintedineitherrichoilyblackinkoramyriadofotherbeautifulcolours.Drypointetchingwithplastichasitsdrawbacksthoughwiththeburrinsomelineworkbeingproducedbysomeheavy-handedstudentscreatingimagesthatprintwithamuddyappearance.Drypointetchingcanalsobeanunforgivingmediumtoastudentbecauseoncelinesarescratchedintheycannotberemoved.OverthelasttwoyearsstudentshavebenefitedcreativelyfromaspeciallybuiltboxedinetchingareawhereFerricChlorideaciddevelopsimagesbycorrodingzincplates.Facilitiesincludeaventilatorhoodandallsafetyequipmentneededsuchasmasksgogglesandrunningwater.Anewsurprisingworldofexpressiveopportunitieshasopeneduptoartstudentsoffluidlinestexturedcontrastsandtonalvariations.EtchingisamediumthatcanespeciallyappealtoseniorstudentsastheV.C.E.studyguidestronglysupportsintermediaandcross-mediainvestigations.Etchingwithallofitsvariousstageslendsitselfwelltomanytechnicalpossibilitiesandexperimentationssuchaswiththemanipulationofhardorsoftgroundschoiceofmetalplatesqualityoflineworkstrengthofacidlengthofetchingtimeuseofaquatintaswellastheprintingprocess.IenjoyedtheetchingprocessandImhappywiththewaymyprintStairsofStarsturnedout.AsthiswasthefirsttimeIveevercompletedanetchingIreallydidntknowwhattoexpect.IwasconstantlysurprisedLindaMolinaroThisetchingtookmequiteawhilemainlybecauseofalltheaquatintworkthatcreateslightandshade.Theprintingprocessalsotooktimeasthereweremanyplatelinestofillwithinkandwipe.Ihaveacquiredsomeveryusefultechniquesforfutureuse.-GiovanninRotarThemostrecentcollectionofetchingsproducedbystudentsatthecollegewerecompletedbyaYear11artclassunderthedirectionofartteacherMrFilipToth.Aftercarefulconsiderationandsketchbookdrawingstudentsdecidedupontheirchosenthemes.Themesofgreatpersonalimportanceseemtohavebeenexploredwithagreatsenseoffreedom.ApunknamedJoshIcreatedthisimagewhileIwasinmyliteratureclass.IwasinspiredbyapoemwewerereadingcalledMethoDrinkerbySylviaPlath.Theimageremindedmeofwhattheguyinthepoemwouldhavelookedlikebeforehestartedtodrink.Heseemedlikeafreethinkerafreespirit.Thelinesaroundhiseyesareintensebecausetheyarethewindowtohissoul.NatalieNaiduFormyetchingIwasETCHINGtechniquetextureandbite Term42001EditionZartextraPage8Secondaryarticlecont.EtchingtechniquetexturebiteinspiredbythemovieNosferatuandthedarktextureinthevampiresfaceandtheevilinhiseyes.Theproceduresinmakingthisprintwerequiteinterestingwatchingtheimagegainingitstonesandcolour.JamesWarnettThisetchingwasinspiredbymyownnegativethoughtstowardspeoplewhosuicidewhofeeltheyhavenootheroptionsintheirlifebuttoendit.Idrewagirlinavolatilepositionwithheranxietiesblowingawayputtingthepastbehindhersheisstaringouttoherdestiny.MeaganWelsh.GirlatedgeofBuilding.Laterstudentsreworkedtheirideashavingtoconsiderthattheimagetheyappliedtothezincplatewouldbereversedwhenprinted.PlateedgesandcornerswerebevelledandtheplatesweredegreasedwithwhitingandammoniaandthenpolishedwithBrasso.Liquidhardgroundwasappliedwithalargebrushandtheplateswerethenlefttodry.Inasubsequentlessondrawingontotheplategroundcommencedwithlightlineworkcreatedbyaneedleliftingthegroundlightlyandexposingthezincbeneaththesurface.Thebeautyofworkingwithgroundisthatanydrawingmistakescanberemediedwithatouchofquickdryingstopout.Bitingtheplateswasthenextstepwhentheacidbaththattheplateswereimmersedintoworkeditsmagicandcreatedthelineworkontheplate.Foraprintthatpossessesavarietyoflinecharacteristicstheplatecanbeimmersedintheacidforafewminutestocreatefinelinesthelinescanbestoppedoutwhentheplateistakenoutandtheplatecanbereimmersedintotheacidonceagaintoachieveheavierlines.Keenstudentsenthusiasticallywipedtheplatescleanwithcitrussolutionandadmiredtheimagesbeforethem.Manyprintedaprooftoadmirethebasiclineworkandmadecreativeplanstobeginthenextstepinachievingtonalvariationsaquatint.Traditionallyacoatingofresindustisusedtocreatetextureandtoneonanetchingplate.Thisisadifficulteffecttoachievesuccessfullywhenworkingwithanentireclassandwouldrequiretheteachertoindividuallysuperviseplatesbeingheatedandtheresinmelting.EvenlysprayingKrylonspraypaintontotheplatealsocreatesafinedottedeffectoneachplatepittingexposedareasoftheplatewhenimmersedintheacid.Areastoremainwhitewerestoppedoutandnotexposedtoacidgreysandblackswereachievedwithresprayingandreimmersing.Theetchingprojecthadtakenamonthandasenseofexcitementfilledtheclassroomwhenplateswereperfectlycleanedtothenbeinkedwithdabbersandwiped.Plateoilwasaddedtoinkandcarefulwipingwasachievedwithphonebookpaperandtarlatancloth.IndeedeachstudentsmomentoftrutharrivedastheyturnedthepressbedthroughtherollersandpeeledthedampArchespaperfromtheplatetoadmiretheirfinishedprintforthefirsttime.JasnaTomicArtteacherNazarethCollege 2002Term42001EditionZartextraPage9BrilliantBordersIntroducing5newBrilliantBorderstoourrange.TheseareaselectionofbrightlycolouredbordersthataresuitableforLOTEclassroomdisplaysstartingpointsforartprojectsandidealforposterboards.Size1mx7.5cm.10perpkt10.95SportDinosaursChristmasAustralianIconsAustralianBushWhatsNEWfromZartINDIGENOUSAUSTRALIANARTPACK12fullcolourA3printsofartworksfrom3IndigenousartistsJackWunuwunMichaelNelsonJagamaraandLinOnus.OnthereversesideofeachimageKateHartinconsultationwithTirikiandJoOnushaswrittenanumberofactivitiessuitableforLevels3-5.Toaccompanyeachsetofprintsisateachersmanualthatgivesbackgroundinformationoneachofthethreeartistsandoneachofthe12images.ThisinformationwassuppliedbyTirikiOnuswithassistancefromAmandaHall.Setof12printsandteachersmanual63.25ChristmasBookTohelpyouwithyourendofyearChristmasactivitieswehavepublishedaChristmas2001bookletwhichfeaturesRussianandtraditionalChristmasartactivities.TheaimofthisbookletistoassistprimaryschoolteachersinprovidingcreativevisualartsactivitiesforChristmas.AvarietyofstartingpointshavebeenprovidedbasedonthetraditionalChristmasstoryandaRussianinterpretationofsomeaspectsofthisstory.Twenty-onedifferentactivitiesaswellasbackgroundinformationmakethisbookletusefulforclassroomteacherslibrariansandartteachers.36pp22.00TheZartArt2002cataloguewillbesentouttoallourcustomersinNovember2001withavarietyofnewproductlistingsaswellasallouroldfavourites.WewillfeatureBacktoSchoolSpecialsonnumerousproductsthatapplyfromyourreceiptofthecataloguetoMarch1st2002.Ifyouwouldliketoplaceyourordersfor2002inNovemberorearlyDecemberwewilldispatchyourorderbeforetheendoftermsoyoucanunpackitinreadinessforthenewTerm1.TheseorderswillbeinvoicedatthetimeofdispatchhoweverpaymentcanbedelayeduntilFebruary2002.AllpriceswillshowbothpreGSTinblueandGSTinclusiveinblackandallpricesarefixeduntilMarch1st2002.ZartArt2002Catalogueallpricesincludegst Term42001EditionZartextraPage10ActivitiesMakingAPinataforChristmasIntroductionPinatasaresynonymouswithChristmasinMexico.TheywereoriginallyfromSpainandintroducedtoMexicobytheearlyChristianleaders.BackinItalytheywereusedforLentandmadeofaplainclaypot.TheMexicanslovedthisritualandquicklyadopteditandadaptedittoreflectbrightMexicancolours.TraditionallyPinatasweremadeofclaybuttodaypeopleeitherbuytheclaypotatthemarketanddecorateitortheybuyreadymadepapier-macheones.Theshapesandsizesvary.PinatascanbeintheshapeofdonkeysowlsparrotsburrospeacocksandmoremodernfigureslikeDisneycharacters.ThedecorationisusuallyinflamboyantMexicancolours.ThePinatamaybepaintedorcoveredwithfringedcrepepaperortissuepaper.Sequinstinselandstreamersareusedfordetails.Thefillingisamixtureoflolliesnutsandsmalltoys.ConfettimaybeaddedforfunWhilePinatapartiesaregenerallyforchildrenmanyadultshavePinatapartiestooThereisplentyofpartyfoodtoeatthenchildrenmaybeblindfoldedoneatatimeandtaketurnstryingtobreakopenthePinatawithasticknoteawoodenspoonissafer.ThePinataissuspendedfromtheceilingordoorwayandsometimespulledupanddownwithapulleytomakethetaskmoredifficult.WhenthePinataiseventuallybrokeneveryonerushesforwardtoclaimthegoodiesToMakePinatascanbemadebyanyagegroupandisafairlycheapactivitywithgreatresults.Notethepapier-machesectioncanbefairlymessyPart1ToMaketheFormMaterials1roundballooninflatedandtiedNewspapertornintostripsabout5cmwidePVAglueWatereddown2partsglueto1partwaterKraftCardmaskingtapeheavyweightcard.DipstripsofnewspaperintoPVAmixture.Wipeoffexcessglueandlaypaperontoballoon.tornnewspaperwilladherebetterthancutstrips.Alternatedirectioninwhichstripsareapplied.Layballoononanewspaperwhileapplyingstrips.Apply4layersofnewspaperstripsleavinga5cmx5cmopening.Allowatleast3daysfordryingoneg.atincanoraplasticcontainer.IfyouhavetoomanylayersofnewspaperthePinataistoohardtobreak.Thedriedpapiermacheballisastartingpointforcreatingtheformofegananimalastaracartooncharacter.CutoutKraftCardmaybemadeintoconesflapsetc.Encourageuseoftheimagination.PicturedhereisaPinataChook.AKraftcardconewasusedfortheheadandneckandanotherwasusedforthetail.Thewingsaredecoratedcardshapeswhichhavebeenpinnedontothefinishedchook.Attachacordharnesssecurelywithmaskingtapearoundthefullestpartoftheform.TheopeningofthePinatashouldbeontopneartheharness.Part2ToDecoratetheFormAvarietyofsoftpaperscanbeusedfordecoration.Foryoungerstudentssimplydecoratethebasicballoonshapewithacollageoftissuepaper.ForthechookweusedCrepepaperSupertacglueFoilscrunchedintoballsforeyesattachedwithpinsPipecleanersforcombandfeetAluminiumfoilbitsfordetailsFringestripsapprox10cmwideofcrepepaper.Startatthebackoftheanimalie.thetailandworktowardsthefront.Overlapstripsoffringedpaper.TasselscanbecreatedfromfringedstripsStandPinataonaplasticcontainertoworkonthedecoration.WhencompletefillthePinatawithlollies.Hangondoororsuspendedfromtheceiling.