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articlesgalleryarteventsPDnewproductsactivitiesTerm12008RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003ArkleyinspiredworkDevelopingideasskillsSecondaryfocusinvestigationofanartformthroughdrawing.Asketchintime.Discoverhowoneprimaryschoolhasusedselfportraitstomarkthejourneyfrompreptoyear6.IntroducingtheCircusLearnthevalueofcircustraininginyourschoolpluscreateafunclownhat.aRegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.3276870003nnccnnwwnng.g.rrooururneneyyrromomppttooyeyearar66..prpringslueofnginplusclownhat.ZartExtraNewsletters2008Term1Term2Term3Term4vveellooiiDDeeaassiicocondndararyyfSeSeeeststigigatatioiininfoformrmtthrhararllssussffaannghghsskkeettcchhiinnAAee..ttiiDiDiscscovovererwwononeeprprimimararyyhohoooololhhasasuuseseddseselflfscscrtrtraraititsstotommararkkpooIntrodutercLearnthecircustraiiyourscho BlankPage articlesgalleryarteventsPDnewproductsactivitiesTerm12008RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003ArkleyinspiredworkDevelopingideasskillsSecondaryfocusinvestigationofanartformthroughdrawing.Asketchintime.Discoverhowoneprimaryschoolhasusedselfportraitstomarkthejourneyfrompreptoyear6.IntroducingtheCircusLearnthevalueofcircustraininginyourschoolpluscreateafunclownhat. www.zartart.com.au2EditorJanRokerDaniChakArtDirectionProductionBrittaPoljansekPhotographyKatinkaKernuttContributorsStellaGreigJudyThompsonDinahWaldieJudiRobertsonMargeBatesandAndyBennettZartExtraISSN14488450ZartExtraispublishedquarterlybyZartEducationadivisionofZartArtPtyLtd.Thispublicationismailedpriortothefirstweekofthetermissuedate.Thisnewsletterallowsartteachersco-ordinatorstolearnaboutwhatishappeninginarteducationandwhatotherartteachersaredoing.Youwillndinformationonnewarttechniquesandprocessesthelatestmaterialsandresourcesonthemarket.Pleasenoteallpricesquotedarevalidforthedurationofthecurrenttermonlyandaresubjecttochangewithoutnotice.Theinsertofthenewsletterprovidesdetailsofourtermsworkshopssoteacherscanthencontactusandbookintotheworkshop.Duetovariouscircumstancessomeinformationmaybesubjecttochange.ZartArtZartExtralogoandmastheadareregisteredtrademarksofZartArtPtyLtd.AllcontentissubjecttocopyrightandmaynotberepublishedwithoutpriorconsentfromZartArt.AllsubmissionsbecomepropertyofZartArt.SubmissionsmaybepublishedintheZartExtraorpostedonwww.zartart.com.autheofcialarteducationresource.ZartArtreservestherighttoeditsubmittedarticlesactivitiesforcontentlengthandclarity.ZartArtSupportingteachersincreativeeducationZartoffersanextensiverangeoffineartmaterialsresourcescraftandtechnologysupplies.Youwillfindcompetitivepricesandefficientandquickservice.441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthMelbourneVictoria3129Ph0398901867Fax0398986527www.zartart.com.auEzartartzartart.com.auAdministrationHoursMonday-Friday8.30am-5.00pmCustomerServiceCentreMondayWednesdayFriday8.30am5.00pmThursday8.30am7.00pmSaturday8.30am2.00pmMondayTuesdayWednesdayandFriday8.30am5.00pmThursday8.30am7.00pmSaturday8.30am2.00pmWewouldliketothankallourcustomersforsupportingourZartArtandSavetheChildrenChristmasGiftProgramin2007.YourChristmasordersraisedover3000whichwehavedonatedtoSavetheChildrenVic.CongratulationsalsotothefollowingschoolswhoeachreceivedaZartArtHamperofArtmaterialsvaluedat250.00each.OatlandsPrimarySchool-NarreWarrenStJosephsSchool-ParramattaStMichaelsCatholicSchool-BerwickAlbertParkPrimarySchoolDhurringilePrimarySchoolHillsmeadePrimarySchoolContentsNewsEventsDates....2PrimaryArticleArkleyinspiredartwork..3PrimaryArticleAsketchintime.........4TeachinginBahrain......4SecondaryArticleDevelopingideasskills.6ProleArticleArtoffice...............8StudentGallery.........9ActivityCircusHats............10NewResources..........12ZartArtwillbeclosedfromFriday21stMarch2008andwillreopenonWednesdaythe26thofMarch2008.2artseducationeventsNewextendedhoursChristmasCatalogue2007HamperWinnersEasterHours ARKLEYSTYLEWORKLISTFurniture-sourcedsmallpiecestopainte.g.coffeetablechairstooletc.fromhomeorsecondhandfurniturestores.Smallercraftwooditemswereboughte.g.magazineholderstraysandmirrors.sandprimedesignpatternspaintHouseExteriors-drawownhomecollectpicturese.g.magazinesrealestatepicturesdesignpaintusestencilforpatternsHouseInteriors-drawaroomfromhomecollectpicturese.g.magazinesphotosandcollectstencilsandvariouspapersdesignpaintusestencilsforpatternscollagepapersMaskPaintingdrawdesignteacherhelpenlargedesignontocanvaspaintDrawingDotPicturerulingup1cmgridoversheetusingmarkerstomakedotsDrawingLinePicturetocoverwholesheetinalotofsmalldoodlingdrawingsuseamarkerpenPattern-togoonawalkaroundlocalstreetsandtakephotosofvariouspatternsfounde.g.brickworkfencesgatesdoorsetc.printphotosdesignpaintAnyideausingtheArkleystyleWecompletedaunitofworkaboutHowardArkleyandhisart.Welookedathisartworktalkedabouthisexperiencesandthethingsthatinuencedthewayhisworkdeveloped.Theboys-Years56wentonanexcursiontotheNationalGalleryofVictoriaFederationSquaretoviewtheexhibitionHowardArkley.AtthegallerywehadalectureonArkleyandhiswork.Theboyshadaworksheettocompletewhileviewingtheexhibition.Theexhibitionwassovibrantandexcitingwithadiverserangeofartformsstylestechniquesandsubjects.Iknewtherewouldbesomethingthatwouldappealtoeveryboyandwouldinspirehimtocreatehisownworkandtorealisethatartcantakemanyexcitingforms.1.BackatschoolwemadealistofthepossibleArkleyStyleWorktheboyscoulddoandwhatwouldberequired.Arkleyworkedwithanairbrushformostofhiswork.Asthiswasnotpossiblefortheboyssubstitutionsweremadee.g.paintandbrushesandmarkerpens.VipondpaintswereusedonthefurnitureandChromacrylpaintsoncanvas.2.Theboysthenselectedthetypeofartformtheywereinterestedinandproceededtoplanit.3.The2Dworkwasdoneindividuallywhilethe3Dworkwasdoneinpairsorasmallgroup.4.Mostoftheartpiecestookafewweekstocomplete.JudyThompsonVisualArtTeacherSouthwoodBoysGrammarJuniorSchoolRingwoodDrawingandPainting-Level4ZartExtra_Term120083primaryArticleArkleyinspiredartwork AtthestartofeveryyeareachstudentatAshburtonPrimarySchooldrawsaselfportrait.Thesearecollectedandstoreduntilthenextyearwhentheydrawtheirnextselfportraitviewtheirpreviouseffortsandaddthemtotheircollection.OnlyA4paperand2Bgraphitepencilsareusedi.e.nocolour.Thestudentsfromapproximatelyyeartwoupwardsaregivenmake-upmirrorstohelpthemwiththetask.Whilesometimesthestudentsarealittleapprehensiveaboutthedrawingtaskitselftheythoroughlyenjoyseeingtheirearlierdrawingsandsharingthesewiththeirpeers.ThetasktakesupmostoftherstlessonoftheyearafterwehavehadaquickchatabouttheartroomexpectationsandallagreedtothemAttheendofthesessionwhenthemajorityofstudentshavecompletedtheircurrentportraitIstarttogivethembacktheirpreviouspagestohavealookat.OncethiscommencestheybecomerathernoisyastheyMyhusbandandIarebothinoursecondyearofatwoyearcontractteachingatTheBahrainBayanSchool.Wecamehereinthetwilightofourteachingcareerslookingforanewchallengetoexperienceadifferentculturetomeetteachersfromallovertheworldandtotraveltoexoticplaces.SofarBahrainhasliveduptoallofthis.TheBayanSchoolisabi-lingualschoolthatcatersforafuentBarainifamilies.Thereareover1200childreninattendancerangingfromKindergarten3yearoldstoYear12.MyhusbandisthePrimaryDeanofStudentsandIamthePrimaryArtTeacherteachinggrades1to5375children.Ourcontractincludesafullyfurnishedatworldwidehealthinsuranceareturnhomeightattheendofeachyearandasalarythatequalswhatwewerereceivingathome.Manyteacherstutorchildrenfromotherschoolsafterwork.ThisyearIamtutoringagrade6girlhelpingherwithherEnglishScienceandMathshomeworkwhilemyhusbandhasstartedgivingswimminglessonsafterschool.99ofthestudentsandmorethanhalfofthestaffatBayanareMuslim.DuringtheholymonthofRamadanmostchildrenfromgrade4upwardsandalltheMuslimstaffarefastingduringthedaylighthours.Ourschooldaynishesat1245pmsothatthesepeoplecanreturnhometorestandsleepbeforetheybreaktheirfastatsunset.Thisfreesupourtimetoswimexerciseandsocializeattheendofourshortenedworkday.MostofthechildrencomefromwealthyfamilieswhotravelextensivelyduringtheirTeachingInBahrainASketchinTimewww.zartart.com.au4PrimaryArticleYearOneYearTwoYearThreePrep giggleandsharetheirworksonotmuchmoreworkonthenewportraitstakesplace.Afterareasonablesharingtimeafewminutesthestudentsreassembletheircollectionwiththeirmostrecentworkontopandtheirearliesteffortonthebottomofthestack.Afterensuringthatthenewonesarenamedanddatedtheirwholecollectiontodateisthencollectedupandlabelledforthegradeandstoreduntilthenextyear.Attheendofyearsixorearlieriftheyleavebeforethistheportraitsarereturnedtotheirownersaspartoftheirgraduationpackagethisincludesatimecapsuletheycreateintheirprepyear.Inthisschoolofapproximately470studentstheportraitsfrompreptoyearvearestoredbulldogclippedinclasssetsinanA4paperboxwhiletheyearsixsetstakeupmorespaceandareclippedandstoredseparately.ThisyearasanadjuncttothisprojectafterastudyofHowardArkleyshousepaintingseachstudentintheschoolcompletedapastelpictureoftheirhouseinthestyleofHowardArkleyi.e.boldoutlinesandsolidareasofcolour.Itwasfascinatingtoseethedevelopmentofskillsconceptsandideasacrosstheyears.ThecollectionofMyHousedrawingsfrompreptosixwasdisplayedacrosstheartroomandprovidedarichsourceofobservationanddiscussionpoints.Thestudentsgainedagreatdealfromseeinghowthedifferentagegroupsrepresentedthesamesubject.Itwasparticularlyinterestingwhensiblingsnoticedandcommentedoneachothersviewsofthesamehouse.DinahWaldieAshburtonPrimarySchoolholidays.SuchdestinationsasLondonParisThailandNewYorkDisneylandTokyoCaliforniaParisandDubaiarecommon.SeveralchildrenspeakofstayingintheirHotelsandtheyarenotjokingSchoolnormallybeginsat705amandnishesat210pm.Duringthistimewehaveonlytwo20minutebreaks.Duringsummerthetemperaturecanbeashighas45to50degreeswithextremelyhighhumidity.Thisdoesnotstopthechildrenfromplayingsoccerduringthesebreaksongraveloronthepavedcourtyard.ConsequentlyIamregularlytryingtoteachaclassofgaspinggrade2swhoarealwaysaskingtodrinkwater.Ihavefoundmyselfhavingtofacemanychallengeshere.NamesThereareoften3or4MohammedsandMariamsineachclasswithAbdullaandAhmedalsobeingacommonchoice.Thechildrenlaughatmyattemptstopronounceandremembertheirnames.Mostchildrenhavetheirowndriverandnanny.IftheyforgettobringarequireditemtheyrstblametheirnannyandthenringtheirdrivertoferryittoschoolHavingtheseattentiveworkersathomemakesmyjobevenharder.Iconstantlystrivetogetthechildrentotakeresponsibilityfortheirownideasforcleaningupafterthemselvesandforusingcommoncourtesieslikethankyouandplease.LikeallchildrentheylovethefreedomandthechancetogetmessyinourArtlessons.WhenIrstsuggestedthattheybreaktheiroilpastelstousethesideofthepasteltherewasacollectivesigh.BeforemytimelessonswerequiterigidandformalsoIhavereallychangedthecultureofPrimaryArtatBayan.Overthelast12monthswehaveholidayedinOmanEgyptDubaiKenyaandwehadourlongsummerbreakhomeinMelbourne.WehavemadesomewonderfulinternationalandBahrainifriendsandacquaintances.Attimesbeingawayfromhomecanbelonelyandlivinginadifferentculturecanbefrustrating.Howeverwefeelthatthepositiveexperiencesfaroutweighsthenegativeonesandwewouldrecommendthistoanyonewhoisreadyforachallenge.MargeBatesTheBahrainBayanSchoolZartExtra_Term120085Documentingastudentsdevelopmentthroughaprogressiveportrait-preptoyear6YearFourYearFiveYearSix UNIT1VCEArtAreaofStudyOneDevelopingideasandskillsThisareaofstudyfocusesonthedevelopmentofideasimageryandskillsthroughtheexplorationoftechniquesandworkingmethods.Specictasksaresettodirectandfacilitatetheprocessofinvestigation.AsaruleofthumbIalwaysstartoffwithamixedmediadrawingunitforyear11ArtunitOne.Studentsareencouragedtoexploreexperimentanddeveloptheirownimagerythroughobservationaldrawinganddigitalphotography.TheinvestigationofanartformDrawingwasexploredbyusingdifferentmaterialsandmediasuchasinksnelinersdrypastelscollageonassortedpapers.StudentswereinspiredbyseeingtheTopArtsattheNGVfolioofdrawingsonbrownpaperbags.ThemeCONSTRUCTEDENVIRONMENTTaskOneResearchStudentsweregiventhethemeofConstructedEnvironmenttobrainstormideasthroughamindmap.Theywereencouragedtoundertakeresearchbylookingatotherartistsworkasmotivationandinspiration.Theycreatedacollageofimagesofartistsworkthattheyphotocopiedfromartbooksjournalsandmagazines.Theyalsotookaseriesof20digitalphotosaroundtheirimmediateconstructedenvironmentwhichtheyusedasstartingpointsfortheirhomeworkdrawingactivities.Studentswereexpectedtocriticallyanalysetheseimagesandreferencethekeyformalelementsobservedthroughannotationsintheirvisualdiaries.TaskTwoObservationaldrawingsStudentsweregiven2X50minutesessionsofclasstimetocompleteaseriesofdrawingsofdetailsaroundtheschoolenvironment.10smalldrawingswerecompletedTaskThreeExplorationofmaterialtechniquesmethodsStudentsweregiven4x50minutelessonsinclasstoexperimentwithmediawashesandcollageeffectsintheirvisualdiarydocumentingwww.zartart.com.au6SecondaryArticleDeveloping theirthinkingandworkingpracticesinthevisualdiary.Teacherdirectedactivitiesincludedmediaexplorationtechnicalknowledgesafetyandhealthissuesinusingmediaandinconceptualdevelopmentofideas.TaskFourExploringtheformalelementsStudentsselectandinvestigatethefollowingformalelementsLineshapetonetexturepatternrepetitionharmonycroppingandbalance.Studentsthroughannotationsareencouragedtodocumenttheformalelementsappliedandusedintheirworkwithrelevantevaluationsoftheeffectivenessoftheseelementsintheirvisualdiary.TaskFiveReningideastechniquesAtotalof20drawingswerenecessaryaspartofthecriteriaforassessmentofwhich10completedweresubmittedfromthisexploration.Studentswererequiredtodevelopandexplore10naldrawingsthatbestillustratedtheformalelements.FinalResolution1Aseriesof10completedmixedmediadrawingsonmountboard.StudentspresentedtheirVisualdairyaspartofthisassessmentbyshowingtheexplorationsanddocumentationoftheinvestigationofdrawing.StellaGreigVCEArtHeadofArtsKillesterCollegeSpringvaleZartExtra_Term120087ideasskills ProleArticleReliefInSightAustraliasInternationaldisasterresponseinpicturesNaturaldisasterssuchasearthquakesmudslidestsunamisbushfresandoodshavedevastatingconsequencesorcommunities.RelieinSightisamovingnewphotographicexhibitionthatopensawindowonAustraliasinternationaldisasterresponsetotheAsia-Pacifcregion.Itputsahumanaceonthesueringandthecompassionateresponseoournationtosavelivesandalleviatesuering.ItalsooersaninsightintotheprinciplesandpracticesthatguideAustraliasresponsetohumanitarianemergenciesthroughaseriesodomesticandinternationalpartnerships.Sixty-eightcompellingandconrontingphotographscapturetheimpactonaturaldisastersandotherhumanitarianemergenciesinourregion.RelieinSightwasdevelopedwiththehelpoAusAIDsreliepartnersaswellasproessionalphotographers.TouringVictoriaandTasmaniainearly2008.SeewebsiteormoreinormationIamcurrentlysittingatthedeskinmyofcelookingdownthehallway.MyrstviewisalineofcorkscrewtailshangingofthebacksidesofbrightlycolouredandlovinglycraftedPapierMachepigs.Theyarepinkandyellowandbrightredandsomehavespotsandothershavestripes.TheyarecalmandpeacefulpigsbecausetheycohabitatewithelephantsIthinkandsomekangaroosandotherbeastswhoIdontthinkappearonaregisterofknownanimals.Alltheanimalsdontseematallperturbedbythefrighteningandalarmingarrayofshinylacqueredmasksthatinfestthewallsopposite.AdeskinmyofceiscoveredinacollectionofclaymodelsthatourverytalentedstudentsputtogetherfortherecentHobartRoyalShow.Therearemassesofthem.Someareprizewinnerssomeareplacegetters.Allarebeautiful.Therearespottedcatslonghorneddevilslaughingclownsstrangehalfhuman-likebustswithoversizeearsandthereisawonderfulpunkrockerwhositsmenacinglyinthemiddle.Inthecornerofmyofcesitsabeautifulmosaicofhandpaintedtilesdesignedandconstructedbyagradeveclassofartists.Theydonatedthemosaictotheschoolatarecentschoolassembly.Thekidswhomadeitshoneasbrilliantlyasthetileswhentheyhandeditovertome.OnthewallsofmyofceexquisitestrikingandmysterioushandpaintedmonoprintsinspiredbytheworkofPicasso.Theyhavebeenproducedbystudentsfrom8to12yearsofage.Whatimaginationstheyhave.OnadeskintheothercornerisapileofportraitssomeonpaperothersoncanvasdrawnbykidsfromKindertograde6.TheywereentriesintheTasmanianEducationDepartmentYoungArchiesAwardsearlyintheyear.Ithinktheyallshouldhavewonrstprizebutsoshouldhaveeachofthe100sofotherentriesfromaroundthestate.YoushouldhaveseentheexhibitionIkeepacoupleofoldfavouritesfrompreviousyearstoremindmeofstudentspastandbecauseIlikethepaintings.Theyareabstractspaintedonpaperbyacoupleofstudentswhostruggledtosucceedatschooltobehonest.Buttheseworksarewonderfulcomplexintricateandsomehowfullofmeaning.Awonderfulgrade6teacherwhoseesartasanotheravenueforkidstocommunicateshowedthemsomefamousabstractworks.Theclasstalkedaboutwhattheymightmeanandthenthestudentswenttoit.WherewehadstruggledtomotivatethestudentsImentionedabovewenowstruggledtostopthempaintingandtheynishedthework.Perhapsarsttimeexperienceforthem.IloveartbutIknownothingofanytechnicalvalue.EvenmoreIlovewhatitprovidesforkidsandIthinkIhaveaccumulatedsometechnicalunderstandingofhowkidslearnandgrowovertheyearsineducation.Artworksforkids.Itisaccessibletoallyetitallowsindividualstoexcel.Itallowstheunheardtoexpressthemselvesandthecondencetoshine.Itbringskidsandourcommunitytogether.Likeallbeautifulthingsitattractsanappreciativeaudience.Ourcommunitylovesittoo.Artmakesmyofcebeautiful.Comeandvisitsometime.AndyBennettPrincipalDodgesFerryPrimarySchoolArtmakesmyofcebeautiful...www.zartart.com.au8 YEARS78VELSLEVEL5Thisportraitexerciseisaneffectivewaytoengagestudentsindrawingshadingandblendingcolour.ItbeginswithaDesignBriefwhichchallengesstudentstocreateananimalalter-egoforahumanbeingblendingthetwofacesintoaseamlesstransition.Itprovidesanexcellentmediumforexplicitteachingoffacialproportionsanddetailandformodellingdrypasteltechnique.StudentsareprovidedwithadesignBriefandasetofA3photocopiedfaces.Theyareinvitedtolookatthefacesdiscussthemandbrainstormwhatpossibleanimalalter-egoeachpersonmayhave.TheCreativeprocessisthendiscussedandagraphicorganiserofthisprocessisprovidedtoeachstudenttoleadthemthroughaseriesofsequentialstepswhichmaytakeupto6weekstocompleteDesignBriefDiscussionandBrainstormInternetresearchtondanappropriatefacefortheanimalofchoiceDesigndrawingsintheVisualArtDiarywithexplicitteachingoffacialproportionsModellingExperimentationwithdrypasteltechniqueEnlargingfacedesignontowhitecardboardColourandblendusingdrypastelMountframecompletedartworkCompleteaselfevaluationsheetJudiRobertsonHaileyburyCastleeldAshburtonPrimarySchoolPortraitsBayswaterNorthPrimarySchoolPortraitsBrunswickSouthWestPrimarySchoolPrintsCaulfeldGrammarSchoolBirdPrintsandCeramicsDingleyPrimarySchoolCastlesandDragonsDodgesFerryPrimarySchoolPeopleFootscrayNorthPrimarySchoolBowlsoFruitHaileyburyCollegeBrightonAlter-EgoFacesKillesterCollegePaperBagArtMelbourneBoysGrammarSchoolPaverpolDragonsMossfelPrimarySchoolAbstractsPenleighandEssendonGrammarPigsPenolaCollegeBroadmeadowsColourStudiesSouthwoodBoysGrammarSchoolHowardArkleyWorksStThomasTheApostleSchoolBlackburnNorthKimonosTinternJuniorSchoolFirstFleetWandongPrimarySchoolCowsupaTreeWaverleyChristianCollegeDyedLeavesDryFeltingsituatedatzartcustomerservicecentreisZartsStudentGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkcreatedbystudentsfromLevels17.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterms.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirvisualart.Wearealwaysonthelookoutforartworktobedisplayedinourgalleryfrombothprimaryandsecondarylevels.IfyouhaveanypiecesofartworkthatwouldbeofsomeinterestpleaseemailphotosofworkstoJanoneterminadvance.PleasecontactZartEducationforfurtherinformationregardingthegalleryon0398901867orbyemailonjanzartart.com.auviewourgalleryonline...www.zartart.com.auExhibitinginterm1...ALTER-EGOPASTELPORTRAITSZartExtra_Term120089Term12008footscraynorthprimaryschoolbayswaternorthprimaryschoolportraitsZartsStudentGallerycaulfieldgrammarschoolwaverleychristiancollegemossfielprimaryschoolcaulfieldgrammarschool CircusisinTownwww.zartart.com.au10ActivityIntroducingcircusskillsintothecurriculumisseenbyanincreasingnumberoteachersassomethingoatreasurechestonewcurriculumideassaysentertainerandormerPerormingandVisualArtsteacherPhilMelgaardwhohasbeenconductingcircusactivitiesinschoolsorthepast25years.ManyteachersareembracingcircusskillsasawayoengagingprimaryandsecondarystudentsthroughexcitingactivitiesthatprovidephysicalchallengesaswellasrichopportunitiesintheVisualandPerormingArts.Byaddingskillssuchasjugglingstilt-walkinganduni-cyclingtothePhysicalEducationorPerormingArtscurriculumteachersarediscoveringawayoaddressingtheVELSStrandoPhysicalPersonalandSocialLearninginonehighlymotivatingprogram.Circusprovidesstudentswithopportunitiestopushtheirboundariesovercomeearsanddevelopmasteryonewandquirkyskills.LikemanyareasothePerormingArtsCircusisseenasawayosimultaneouslydevelopingresilienceconfdenceandpersistenceorganisationalandsocialskills.CircusenablesstrongconnectionstobemadebetweenthePerormingArtsPhysicalEducationandVisualArts.BesidesbeingaPerormingArtgenreinitsownrightCircusstrengthensDanceandDramaprogramswithopportunitiestochoreographsequencesanddevelopclowningroutinesandstagecrat.InMusicCircuscreatesopportunitiesorstudentstoselectcomposearrangeandevenplaymusicorperormances.Oncedevelopedcircusskillscanreadilybeemployedtospiceupscenesindramaandmusicalproductionsormadeintoaspecialstandalonecircusperormance.TherearealsorichandcolourulopportunitiesintheVisualArtswithunlimitedpossibilitiesorcostumedesignaswellasconstructingpropsandsets.SeeaccompanyinginstructionsorcircushatsConductingacircusprogramgivesteacherstheopportunitytoseestudentsinanewlightovercomingmentalandphysicalchallengeswhilehavingunhelpingeachotherachievesuccessatseeminglyimpossibletasks-addingtosomeothemostrewardingexperiencesinateacherslie.AndtheinterestingthingorteachersisthatcircusskillsarenotallthatdiculttolearnForexampleatfrstglancejugglinglookslikeanimpossiblydicultactivitybutwhenbrokendowntointosmallstepsmostpeoplelearnthebasicideainlessthan5minutes...anditsFUN.In2008ZartwillbeconductingCircusSkillsorTeachersworkshopsatthestartoTerm1andTerm2.Theseonedayworkshopswillhaveteachersjugglingplatespinningbalancingandusingawholerangeoexcitingcircusequipmentusedinschoolcircusprograms.Inadditiontolearningthebasicskillstheseworkshopswillcoversuchareasashowtoteachtheseskillstoprimaryandsecondarystudentswheretopurchaseequipmentandideasormakingsomesimplecircusprops.Saetyissuesaswellasideasorperormancesroutinescostumesandstagingwillbepresentedandteachersgiventheskillstoconductacircusprogramorperormanceintheirschool.WithyearsoexperienceasaperormercombinedwithhisexpertiseasaworkshoppresenterwithchildrenandadultsPhilsworkshopswillextendyourboundariesinaverysupportiveandhighlyentertainingatmosphere.Teachersshouldcomepreparedorarangeolowriskandhighlystimulatingactivitiesthatwillbroadenselconfdenceandleaveyouamazedathowcleveryouare.CrackerjackCircusSkillsWorkshopsfeedbackfromschoolsCrackerjackCircusSkillsworkshopshaveaddedawholenewbagotrickstoourschoolcurriculumextendingPhysEdPerormingArtsandPMPprogramssimultaneously.Developingconfdencethroughjugglingstilt-walkingplate-spinningandothercircusskillshavereinorcedouryoucandoitapproachandourkidshavebeenamazedathowclevertheyare.Philsenthusiasticandentertainingapproachensuredahighlevelosuccessromeveryone.CarolynUsherActingPrincipalCastlemaineNorthPSCrackerjackCircusWorkshopswereahugesuccess.Studentsweretreatedtoanexcitingrangeocircusequipmentandwereimmediatelyengagedinmasteringnewskills.Studentshadheapsounastheyhelpedeachotherandtookgreatprideinachievingsuccessatthenewchallengingactivities.Bothstudentsandteacherswerebuzzinginthisantasticworkshop.AsoneYear6studentsaidasheletthatwasthebestunIvehadatschooleverJoyOdouPerformingArtsTeacherGreythornPrimarySchool TopHatMaterialsPapierMacheHatTopperPrismaPaperTinselStemsSequinsinaJarBulkAssortedPolyBall50mmPolyBall75mmVipondPaintCorrugatedCardboardA4MetallicCorrugatedCardboardA4FloristWireRainbowPolyCone10cmSupertacLowMeltGlueGun1.PaintaPapierMacheHatacolourofyourchoiceandsetasidetodry.2.UseasheetofPrismaPaperorcolouredcardtoformalongcylinderaroundthetopofthepaintedhat.BeforegluingittothehattracethediameterofoneendontoasheetofPrismaPaper.3.Cutthiscircleout2cmlargerthanthediameterandangetheperimeterofthecircle.4.Gluethecircleintooneendofthelongcylinderandgluetheotherendontothepaintedhat.5.CutPolyBallsinhalfandpaintthembrightcolours.WhendryglueonSequinsandTinselStems.6.Gluethedecoratedhalfballsontothecolouredcylinder.7.CutoutowershapesfromCorrugatedCardboardonecolourslightlylargerthantheother.GluethesmallerowerontothelargeroneofadifferentcolourandglueonacolouredhalfPolyBall.8.Attachtheowersto3strandsofFloristWirebypokingaholethroughthemiddleoftheowerandinsertingthestrandsintothePolyBall.UsetheLowMeltGluetosealoffthehole.AttachtheotherendofthewireintoablockofPolystyrenee.g.thebaseendofaPolyConegluedtothetopofthehat.9.AddspiralsofTinselStemsaroundthehat.ConeHatMaterialsPasteboard6sheetFeltLiquidGlitterFairyDustGlitterPaintPenSupertacArbeeCraftGluePomPoms50mmCreativeMetallicBraid1.CutasemicirclefromasheetofPasteboardandformaconebyoverlappingtheedges.Gluetheoverlappingedgestogether.2.CutalargesquareofPasteboardapproximately30cmx30cmandtracearoundthebaseoftheconeshapeontothemiddleofthissquare.3.Cutaslitintothemiddleofthecircleandangearoundthecircletotheoutlineoftheshape.4.Usetheangestogluethesquaretotheinsideofthecone.5.CovertheconewithdifferentcolouredsquaresofFeltuntiltheconeandrimarecompletelycovered.6.CovertheentirehatwithLiquidGlitterPaint.7.UsetheGlitterPaintPentocovertheedgesofeachFeltsquarewithblanketstitchmarkings.8.GluePomPomsontotheendofdifferentlengthsofBraidandattachthelengthstothetopofthecone.9.GlueaPomPomontothetopofthehat.ZartExtra_Term1200811blueitalicpricesdonotincludegstBoldblackpricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntildecember21st2007DramaTheatreStudiesCircusEquipmentLookoutforourrevampedsectioninyour2008catalogue ExploringWatercolourElizabethGrovesThisbookisfulloffreshperspectivesdiscovernewwaystogetexpressivewithcolour.Ithasideasforusingnaturespatternstoinspireenticingdesigns.Unleashyourcreativitybyexperimentingwithfreeformcollagesfoundimageryandotherinnovativetechniques.Afunandinspiringsampleroftexture-makingtechniquesthisbookincludesprintingmethodsresistssprinklingspatteringstencilsandpapertorture.141pp............36.3539.99HotTextilesInspirationandtechniqueswithheattoolsKimThittichaiBurnlayermeltdistortandshapearangeofexcitingmaterialswithheattoolstocreatebeautifultextileswhetherfortexturedembellishmentortoformstunningthree-dimensionalvessels.Easy-to-followinstructionsandcreativetechniquesforusingsimpleequipmentsuchashouseholdironsheatgunsandsolderingirons.128pp..........40.9044.99AlterThisRadicalideasforTransformingBooksintoArtAlenaHennessyNowyoucanturnanybookintoapieceofartawaytoexpressyourselforwhateveryouwantittobe.Usingreadilyavailablesuppliesyoucanalteraphonebooksoitbecomesacheckerboardmakeapaperbackbestfriendscollagecreateatraveljournaltosharewithfriendsandeventurnanoldtextbookintoasecretbox.Thisbookwillshowyouhowtotransformanybookintosomethingextraordinary.96pp............18.1719.99MosaicsPiecebyPieceBrunoRodiCatherineMasseyLeaCiambelliBeinspiredbyover100imaginativeandpracticalmosaicprojectswiththeseclearstep-by-stepinstructionseasy-to-followtechniquesandhandytipstoensureprofessionalresultsevenforbeginners.Acomprehensiveworkshopprovidesindispensableadviceonallthetoolstechniquesandmaterialsyouwillneedtocreatebeautifulmosaics.133pp............27.2629.99NewResourcesExpressiveHandmadeBooksAlisaGoldenCreatebooksthatbestexpressyourthoughtsstoriesandimages.Usemanywonderfultechniquesandmaterialsyoulllearntheartofbookmakingfromanartistwithyearsofexperience.Thisbookincludesprojectswithdifferentstructuresfromcircleaccordionstomultiplesignaturebindings.Eachdesignwillgivemeaningtothestoryyouchoosetotell.160pp...........19.9921.99PastelWorkbookJackieSimmondsLearntousepastelswithfreedomandsuccessbyfollowingthiscomprehensivecourseforbeginners.Fullofstep-by-stepdemonstrationsandpracticalexercisesenablebeginnerstobuildtheirskillswithcondence.Thisbookexploresawiderangeofpasteltechniquesplusalltheessentialsofcompositionandpicturemaking.128pp...........27.2629.99OilPaintingWorkbookStanSmithLearntouseoilpaintwithcondenceandcreativitybyfollowingthiscomprehensivecourseforbeginners.Clearinstructionsadviceandstep-by-stepdemonstrationsenablebeginnerstobuilduptheirpaintingskills.Thisbookexploresthequalitiesofoilpaintsplusalltheessentialsofcomposition.128pp...........27.2629.99500HandmadeDollsContemporaryanduniquethesehandmadecreationsrangefromrepresentationaltoabstractfromskilfulrealismtoprovocativesurrealism.Thedollsarecraftedfromeveryconceivablematerialincludingbeadsgourdsandpolymerclay.Talentedartistsredenewhatthedolllookslikeaswellashowandwhatitsmadeofinthedesignschosenforthisjuriedcollection.396pp..........36.3539.99PrintPatternandColourRuthIssettCreateprintedpapersandfabricsthatglowwithcolourandpattern.Coverstechniquesformonoprintingrollerprintingscreenprintingprintingwithfoundobjectsstencilsandrubbedanddyedeffectsplushowtocombinetechniques.Equipmentandmaterialsexplainedwiththebestprintingmethodsforspecicfabricsandpatterns.Howtodevelopyourownpatterndesignsfromsimpletosophisticatedoraltogeometricandmutedtonestovibrantcolours.128pp..........45.4549.99MastersofDeceptionEscherDalitheArtistsofOpticalIllusionAlSeckelOpticalIllusionsarebeautifulworksofartthatingeniouslymisleadourvisualandperceptualsenses.NowthegreatillusionsbyEscherDaliGonsalvesMunizandothertopartistsofthegenrecanbefoundinonebeautifulvolume.Opticalillusionartconfusestheeyewithvisualparadoxesfromvibratingeffectstomoirepatterns.320pp..........22.7224.9912ZartExtra_Term12008newresourcesblueitalicpricesdonotincludegstBoldblackpricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntildecember21st2007 articlesgalleryarteventsPDnewproductsactivitiesTerm22008RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003AustralianPrimeMinistersYoungartistsportraytheAustralianPrimeMinistersofourpast.BaringaDiscoverthelearningoutcomesofthisspecialistSchoolintheLatrobeValley.TheArtofAncientEgyptiansLearnaboutAncientEgyptiansandwhytheyusedcertaincoloursandstyles. Iwanttotouchpeoplewithmyart.Iwantthemtosayhefeelsdeeplyhefeelstenderly.VincentvanGoghwww.zartart.com.au2EditorJanRokerDaniChakArtDirectionProductionBrittaPoljansekPhotographyKatinkaKernuttContributorsSueHoracekDavidGodkinJanineBreadonMariaGermanoMaxineBurchMichaelRobertsonZartExtraISSN14488450ZartExtraispublishedquarterlybyZartEducationadivisionofZartArtPtyLtd.Thispublicationismailedpriortothefirstweekofthetermissuedate.Thisnewsletterallowsartteachersco-ordinatorstolearnaboutwhatishappeninginarteducationandwhatotherartteachersaredoing.Youwillndinformationonnewarttechniquesandprocessesthelatestmaterialsandresourcesonthemarket.Pleasenoteallpricesquotedarevalidforthedurationofthecurrenttermonlyandaresubjecttochangewithoutnotice.Theinsertofthenewsletterprovidesdetailsofourtermsworkshopssoteacherscanthencontactusandbookintotheworkshop.Duetovariouscircumstancessomeinformationmaybesubjecttochange.ZartArtZartExtralogoandmastheadareregisteredtrademarksofZartArtPtyLtd.AllcontentissubjecttocopyrightandmaynotberepublishedwithoutpriorconsentfromZartArt.AllsubmissionsbecomepropertyofZartArt.SubmissionsmaybepublishedintheZartExtraorpostedonwww.zartart.com.autheofcialarteducationresource.ZartArtreservestherighttoeditsubmittedarticlesactivitiesforcontentlengthandclarity.ZartArtSupportingteachersincreativeeducationZartoffersanextensiverangeoffineartmaterialsresourcescraftandtechnologysupplies.Youwillfindcompetitivepricesandefficientandquickservice.441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthMelbourneVictoria3129Ph0398901867Fax0398986527www.zartart.com.auEzartartzartart.com.auAdministrationHoursMonday-Friday8.30am-5.00pmCustomerServiceCentreMondayWednesdayFriday8.30am5.00pmThursday8.30am7.00pmSaturday8.30am2.00pmMondayTuesdayWednesdayandFriday8.30am5.00pmThursday8.30am7.00pmSaturday8.30am2.00pmContentsNewsEventsDates...2SecondaryArticleBirdsofParadise........3ProleArticleArtintheLandscape....4PrimaryArticleAustralianPrimeMinisters..............5AboutBaringa..........7StudentGallery........8ActivityAncientEgyptians......9NewResources........12ZartArtwillbeclosedonMonday30thJune2008forourannualstocktake.MinimumOrderOurminimumordervalueis30.00ExcludingGST.Ordersbelowthisvaluewillincurahandlingchargeof7.50inadditiontofreightchanges.Our2008opendayandclearancesaleisonthe11thJuly2008.Comeearlyandjoininthefunwithfreehandsonartdemonstrationsthroughouttheday.2artseducationeventsNewextendedhoursClosedforStocktakeReminderAnnualZartExpo Atthebeginningofthelessonwediscussedthestructureoftheowersleavesandstemsintermsofhowtodrawsuchstrangelookingowersandhowtoplacetheowersonthepage.Theangleofthestemleafandowerwasnotedintermsofdiagonallinescreatinglessrigidcompositionsthanverticallines.Organiclinewasuseddrawinginthedirectionofthegrowthoftheplantfromthebaseofthestemleaforowertothetip.SoftcolouredpencilssuchasPolychromosProgressoorStabiloSoftcolourwereusedonCartridgePaperasthispaperhastherightamountoftoothtocreatetextureandtoenablecolourmixingbylayering.Preliminarywarm-upcontourdrawingexerciseswereundertakenusingtwoorthreepencilsinthehandatatimeinthecoloursoftheowersorleaves.TheaimwastolookattheowersmorethantheA2pageandtodescribetheowingcurvinglinesoftheplant.Byusingseveralpencilsatoncethestudentwasnottooconcernedaboutwhetherthelinewasperfectornot.Thedrawingswereplacedinthecentreoftheroomforgroupdiscussionlookingatcompositionscaleaccuracyandlivelinessofthedrawing.Studentstriedtoincorporatetheseideaswhencompletingtheirnaldrawingswhichwerecolouredinfull.Onecolouredpencilwasusedthistimeinacolourrelatedtotheplant.Thestudentsusedlightpressureallowingforagradualbuild-upofcolourandnoheavyoutlining.Oncetheowerwassketchedinthecolouringbegan.Thedirectionofthestrokesofcolourwascarefullyconsideredbywayofsuggestingeitherthegrowthlinesorpatchesoflightandshade.Thedirectionofthestrokesofcolourwasnotarbitrarybutplanned.Colourmixingwasachievedbylayeringfromlighttodarkordarktolight.Therewerenorulesotherthanthecoloursweretobelayered.Studentsdiscoveredwhatworkedforthem.Mostbeganwiththeorangesandgreensthattheysawonthepetalsandleavesbutonceothercolourswereaddedtheydiscoveredsurprisingresultsespeciallywhentheywereworkingwiththedarkershadingbetweenpetalsandleaves.Studentsfoundthattheowersbecamemorevibrantwithanallayerofdeepyellowororangeandtheyenjoyedquiteathickshinymixtureofcoloursratherthanalightsketchyeffect.SueHoracekMethodistLadiesCollegeKewZartExtra_Term220083SecondaryArticleBirdofParadiseStrelitziareginae Worksofarthelptoexploretheseideasandtostimulateourmindsandsenses.Itisnotsomuchascienticgardenbutahighlyartisticgardenshowcasinganumberofsculpturalpieces.ThedesignersofthegardenTaylorCullityandLethleanwiththeplantdesignerPaulThompsonhavecreateda10hectarepieceofnaturalartThecentralfeatureistheRedSandGardenwhichisanenvironmentalartworkinitselfcreatingawideopenspacewithshadesofredyellowandbluegreyofthearidinlandplants.ThedesignersthoughtitwasimportanttotellthestoryoftheabsenceoforatleasttheephemeralnatureofwaterintheAustraliancontextandcontinent.TheEphemeralLakeSculpturewasdesignedandbuiltbyEdwinaKearneyandMarkStoner.ThisistherstpieceofartworkyouencounterwhenyouvisittheAustralianGarden.ItcompriseslargeceramicplatesprovidingafocalpieceintheforegroundoftheRedSandGarden.Theplateletscover60squaremetresandcouldsymbolizeevaporatingpoolsofwaterorsaltpansincentralAustralia.TheEscarpmentWallwasdesignedbyGregClarkandimposesontheRockpoolWaterway.Itis90metreslongandgraduallygrowsinheightinvitingyoutowalkdowntothewaterhole.ItactsasavisualandphysicalbarrierbetweenthehotdryRedSandGardenandthecoolerwetRockpoolWaterway.ItismadeupofpiecesofCortensteelwhichoxidizesproducingabeautifulrichredochrecolour.GregClarkwasinspiredbyplatetectonicsandthewallisrentshiftedsidewaysanddown.TheRockpoolWaterwayowsalongsidethewallcascadingoverthefaultlinesandundercuttingitseasternfaceasthoughovertimeerosionhasslowlyeatenawayatitsunderside.Itstessellatedbedcausesthewatertoeddyandowinvitingpeopletokickofftheirshoesandpaddle.AsyoumeanderalongtheEucalyptusWalkyouwillnoticeanabstractsculptureamongsttheCorymbiatrees.ThisisanuntitledpieceofartIsuspecttheartistDavidAbecasseswantedtheviewertohaveanopenmindandlettheirimaginationrunwildThesculpturewasinspiredbypiecesofeucalyptusbarkthatfelltothegroundnaturally.Itissmoothshinystainlesssteelononesideandacoldcastbronzewitharoughtextureontheothersidecreatingawonderfulcontrast.Artisamediumthatappealstousall.Everyonehasasenseofbeauty.HowardGardnersmultipleintelligencestheoryincludesvisualspatialandanaturalistintelligencerelatingtounderstandingthenaturalworld.WeincludemanyartactivitiesinoureducationprogramsattheRoyalBotanicGardensCranbourne.TheseincludecreatingamosaicusinggardenmulchmaterialsusingnaturalochretopaintenvironmentalwishesonaeucalyptleafandthenoatingitdowntheRockpoolWaterwaycreatingasandlandscapethatdemonstrateswaterowbehaviourleafrubbingsandusingplantbretomakestringandgumnutart.ComealongtotheAustralianGardenonthe22Aprilandbeinspiredbyartactivitiesyoucansharewithyourstudentsintheclassroom.SeePDinsertformoredetails.MichaelRobertsonEducationOfcerRoyalBotanicGardensCranbourneJanuszMolinskiphotossuppliedcourtesyofRoyalBotanicGardensMelbournewww.zartart.com.au4ProleArticleArtintheLandscapeattheAustralianGardenTheAustralianGardenattheRoyalBotanicGardensCranbourneopenedinMay2006.ThisgardenhasbeeninspiredbythecoloursandtexturesofAustralianplantsandthelandscapestheyinhabit.Visitorscanexploretheconnectionsbetweenlandscapeculturepeopleandplants. EvertonisasmallschooloftwentyninepupilsinNorthEastVictoria.DuringTerm42007theclasstopicwasAustralianHistoryImportantPeople.AstherewasanimpendingFederalelectiontheclassdecidedtofocusonPrimeMinisters.EachstudentselectedaPrimeMinistertofocusupon.TheirchoicecouldbebasedonpriorknowledgeofaPMe.g.JohnHowardthecurrentPMatthattimeoreventherstPrimeMinisterEdmundBartonorfromresearchusingtheInternetandorresourcesfromtheartvanortheschoolslibrary.SomestudentschosetheirPMpurelybecausetheyhadaninterestingface.OfcourseeveryonewantedtodoJohnHowardbuttherewastobenodoubling-upaswewantedareasonablehistoricspreadofPrimeMinisters.AsitturnedouttherewasagoodselectionfromAlfredDeakin1903-04throughtoJohnHoward1996-2007.SessionOneActivityOnePortraitsHavingchosenaPrimeMinisterthestudentswereshownorcouldndforthemselvesaportraitofhim.PhotographsandpaintedportraitswerestudiedaswellascaricatureswhichwereaveryaccessibleandentertainingartformforthestudentsaustralianPrimeMinistersEvertonPrimarySchoolYears3456ZartExtra_Term220085primaryarticle tostudy.TheartworksofSunHeraldcartoonistMarkKnightonJohnHowardandcaricaturesbyJohnSpoonerinparticularshowedtechniquestouseinfocusingonparticularfeatures.Thestudentsexperimentedindrawingportraitswithgreyleadpencilsintheirartjournals.Somemadeseveralsketches.OnesketchwaschosentobephotocopiedandenlargedtoA3sizeCartridgePaper.Thiswasthenhandcolouredwithinksandbrushes.Studentshadtoexperimentwithmixingwhiteredandorangetogettherightskintones.ThenaloutliningwascompletedusingoldfashioneddippensandIndianInk.Ashortpractisesessionwasneededsostudentscouldlearnhowtousethesepensandinktogetthebesteffect.SessionTwoActivityTwopart13DSculptureThepurposeofthe2Dportraitwastouseitasareferenceforcreatingtheirsculptureandtothinkabouttheshapeaswellasotherdetails.EachstudentchoseaplasticbottlethatreectedtheshapeoftheirPrimeMinistere.g.arounderfatterbottleforaportlyGeorgeReidorasmalleroneforWilliamMcMahonBeforestartingconstructionoftheheadshapethebottleswerehalflledwithsandtomakethemstable.StudentsagainreferredtotheirportraitswhenscrunchingnewspaperforthePMsheadandthentapeditintoplaceonthetopofthebottlee.g.makingaroundshapeforGeorgeReidoralongovalshapeforGoughWhitlam.Thefacialfeatureswerealsomadefromfoldedorscruncheduppaperandtapedsecurelytothehead.AgainthestudentshadtostudytheirportraitstomakeforexampleWilliamMcMahonsextendedearsBobHawkeswavyhairorGeorgeReidsbushymoustache.Thisshapeneededtobeverysecurebeforetheystartedtocoverthebottleandheadwithlayersofpapiermache.Oncecoveredwithsufcientlayersofoldcomputerpaperstripsskincolouredpaintwasbrushedovertheheadshape.SessionThreeTwoweekslater..OncethepapiermacheandbasecoloursofthePMsskinandsuitweredrystudentsreferredtotheirportraitsandothervisualresourcestopaintthefeaturesontheir3Dform.ItwasnecessarytorefertonewspaperpicturesofsuitsandtiestogetthecorrectdetailsofthePMsattire.ActivityTwopart2EnglishLanguageVisualArtTheteacherswantedthestudentstogivetheirPMssomecontextandshowthatthestudentshadsomeknowledgeoftheirPMshistory.Theplanwastomakearolled-upnewspaperdisplayingaheadlineaboutthechosenPM.InLanguagesessionswithJaninethestudentshadtoresearchandformatanewspaperheadlineabouttheirPM.SowehadPMhasDodgyHeartforWWIIPMJohnCurtinandOutrageGoughisSackedforGoughWhitlam.AnotherinterestingideawasLochNessMonsterfoundinPMsofceforGeorgeReid.CrypticallyitinformsushewasborninScotlandThisiswhenthestudentsputtheirI.C.T.skillstouse.Somedesignedtheirownnewspapershapesonthecomputerwhileothersfoundpre-madeonesinclip-artprograms.Asaclasswehadtoworkouthowtopaintonthearmssothenewspaperappearedtobeunderthearm.ExhibitingStudentshadtoresearchthePMsdatesofofceandtheirrespectivepoliticalpartytoincludeonalabelforbothpiecesofartworkandthenpresenttheinformationusingwordprocessingskills.CommunityEngagementBychancewewerecontactedbytheYouthDevelopmentOfcerfortheRuralCityofWangarattainlateNovemberwithaviewtoincreasingEvertonsparticipationintheAustraliaDaycelebrationsperhapsthroughthearts.AsaresultthePMsculptureswereproudlyandprominentlydisplayedintheRuralCityofcesandthenonthefrontofthemainstagewhereallthespeechesandceremoniestookplaceonAustraliaDay.TheportraitsweredisplayedintheBainzGalleryattheWangarattalibrarythroughoutJanuary.Theresponsesfromtheviewingaudiencesatbothvenueswereverypositive.AssessmentCriteriausedinassessingtheprojectWasthechosenPMactuallyrecognisableApplicationofskillsexploredandmaterialsusedLevelofskillusedinthecreationprocessappropriatetothestudentslevelManipulationofartelementsofshapetoneandcolourResponseoftheaudiencesResponseofthestudentstotheirworkindividuallyandasaclassproject.ResourcesAustraliasPrimeMinistersBook12ByKirstyGrantHeinemannLibrary2000SpoonerCaricaturesDrawingsandPrintsNelson1981ASpoonerintheWorksTheartofJohnSpoonerTextPublishing1999UncommonAustraliansTowardsanAustralianPortraitGalleryCatalogueArtExhibitionsAustraliaLtd1992PostersPrimeMinstersofAustraliaWoolworthseriesStandardpublishingHouse1984AustralianGeographicPrimeMinistersofAustralia2001www.australiangeographic.com.auAlsoAustralianArchivesAustralianPrimeMinisterswebsiteDavidGodkinMobileArtCraftTeacherJanineBreadonPrincipalClassroomTeacherEvertonPrimarySchoolAcollaborativeunitofworkbetweenMobileArtTeacherDavidGodkinandthePrincipalClassroomTeacherJanineBreadon.DavidisaMACCteacherMobileArtCraftTeacherbasedatEvertonPrimarySchoolwhoteachesartintheclassroomsthereonceafortnight.www.zartart.com.au6primaryarticlecont AboutBaringaAboutBaringaBaringaSchoolisaspecialistschoolintheLatrobeValleyforstudentswhohaveamildintellectualdisability.InadditiontohavingsuchadisabilitymanystudentshaveassociateddifcultiesinspeechcommunicationvisualandhearingimpairmentanddisorderssuchasDownSyndromeandAutism.AhighpercentageofstudentsarealsosociallydisadvantagedduetotheeconomichardshipsandhighratesoflocalunemploymentintheLatrobeValleyarea.ARTProgramsatBaringaTheartprogrammesatBaringagenerallyexploretheartsthroughdifferentmaterialsandtechniques.ThewayIencouragestudentstolearnatBaringaisbasedonusingthepositivetermIcan.ItisforbiddenintheartroomtosayIcantandthisisagreatbasistoexplorethestudentsabilitiesandbuildselfesteem.Mymainaimistofocusonthestudentsabilityandstrengthsandbuildonthisaspect.Ioftendontseetheirdisability.Iteachinastep-by-stepmannertodevelopstudentsunderstandingofartandofthemselves.AttheendofeveryclassIdisplaystudentsworkontheboardwheretheyareabletoobserveanddiscusstheirachievementsforthatlesson.Thisisextremelyrewardingforeveryoneinvolved.HowBaringabecameinvolvedBaringaSchoolwasaskedbytheMakeMoeGlowCommitteeanon-protorganisationrunbypassionatecommunitypeopletoenteracompetitiontopaintabollardwhichwouldbeplacedintheparkneartheMoerailwaystationtobeautifythearea.BaringaSchoolwonthecompetitionandreceivedtheirprize.ThecommitteethenenteredMoeintotheKeepAustraliaBeautifulTidyTownawardswhichaimstogivethetownspeopleandtheschoolsasenseofownershipprideandcommunityinvolvementwithinthetown.ItwasanextraordinaryachievementforMoetowintheStatesTidyTownaward.BeingpartofthecommunityTheMakeMoeGlowCommitteewereoverlyexcitedabouttheartworkbeingproducedbythestudentsattheschoolsotheycametovisitduringtheartclassestomeetthestudents.TheytheninvitedBaringaSchooltobecontinuouslyinvolvedinprojectswithinthecommunity.In2007studentsfromBaringaSchoolpainted20bollardsforthepark.Theywereinspiredenthusiasticandexcitedtopainttheirownbollard.Theyvisitedtheparktogetanideaoftheareaandtoseetheotherbollards.Studentsfeltarealsenseofimportanceandprideknowingthattheyweregoingtobepartofsuchagreatproject.Theyfeltveryacceptedtobeabletoparticipateandtogivesuchagreatgiftbacktotheircommunity.DesignandProductionStudentsdiscussedtheideaofnatureasathemeforthebollardssothattheirartworkswouldformpartoftheenvironmentsotheybasedtheirdesignsonthisconcept.Itwasachallengingprojectforsomestudents.Withpersistenceandpositiveencouragementstudentswereabletoworkslowlythroughtheprocessandachievetheirdesiredoutcomes.Condenceandselfesteemlevelsbegantoriseandasenseofachievementandprideevolved.Somestudentschosetoworktogetherandthiscreatedastrongbasisforstudentstobuildfriendshipsandhasbeencrucialforpositiveteambuildingcommunicationandcondence.Studentsbecameveryattachedtotheirbollardsandtheybegantoreallylovethem.TheyenjoyedpaintingwiththeVipondPaintastheycouldexploreandmixanyvibrantcolourtheydesiredtheylovedtheshineandeaseofusingthepaint.TheResultsWhenthebollardswereplacedintheparktheylookedsobrightandbeautiful.Manystudentshavereceivedcommentsandcomplimentsoftheirworkfromvisitorsandmembersofthecommunity.Ithasbeensopositiveforourstudentstobeacknowledgedwithinthecommunitythroughthesuccessfulworktheyproduced.Studentsoftengodowntotheparkandgivetheirbollardahugandtocheckthattheirbollardsarestillokay.Theyhaveproudlytakentheirparentsandfamiliesdowntoseetheirbollard.Thisprojecthasbeenaninspirationforourschoolandstudentsarecurrentlyworkingtowardspaintingsomebollardstodecorateourownschoolenvironment.MariaGermanoBaringaSchoolZartExtra_Term220087featurearticle vermontsecondarycollegeSpringviewPrimarySchoolMullaunaCollegeStrathconaBaptistGirlsGrammarSchoolStMarksPrimarySchoolFawknerTeddiesPendersGrovePrimarySchoolIndiaTrafalgarPrimarySchoolArtistBooksSpringviewPrimarySchoolAliceinWonderlandCamberwellGrammarMobileArtMethodistLadiesCollegeBirdofParadiseEvertonPrimarySchoolPrimeMinistersBeverleyHillsPrimarySchool5oclockCollinsStreetDoncasterGardensPrimarySchoolFacesMelbourneGrammarWadhurstZooAnimalsMullaunaCollegePrintsSomersPrimarySchoolSpiralsStLeonardsCollegeJuniorSchoolCollageSherbournePrimarySchoolTheScreamStrathconaBaptistGirlsGrammarSchoolReptilesStBernadettesSchoolQuiltsituatedatzartcustomerservicecentreisZartsStudentGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkcreatedbystudentsfromLevels17.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterms.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirvisualart.Wearealwaysonthelookoutforartworktobedisplayedinourgalleryfrombothprimaryandsecondarylevels.IfyouhaveanypiecesofartworkthatwouldbeofsomeinterestpleaseemailphotosofworkstoJanoneterminadvance.PleasecontactZartEducationforfurtherinformationregardingthegalleryon0398901867orbyemailonjanzartart.com.auviewourgalleryonline...www.zartart.com.auExhibitinginterm2...TeddiesTeddiesTeddiesThemodelscreatedbasedonsofttoysweredevelopedoverafewweeksofhardworkinYearsPrep1and2.Photographsweretakenofthechildrenssofttoysfromfrontsideandback.Thechildrenwereshownhowtohelpeachothertomanipulatenewspaperaroundatubeandalsotomakenewspapertubestoformarmsandlegs.AftermuchscrunchingstickingandmanyrollsofMaskingTapethechildrenlaminatedtheirworkwithpaperandpastethenawhitelayerofNewsprintPaper.NextthechildrenusedtheirownchoiceofcolouredTissuePapers.Finishingtouchesofdrawneyesnoseandmouthcompletedtheirmasterpieces.Wehopethatyouenjoythem.MaxineBurchStMarksParishPrimarySchoolFawknerLevels1-2ZartsStudentGallerywww.zartart.com.au8TermTWO2008BeverleyHillsPrimarySchool Thestudyofancientcivilizationsisinspiringbecauseitrevealshowenterprisinginnovativeandcreativethehumanracehasbeen.ThepeopleofancientcivilizationsmadefulluseofthenaturalresourcesavailabletothemnotonlyasameansforsurvivalbuttoimprovetheirlivingconditionsandtocreateaestheticallypleasingTheArtofAncientEgyptianssurroundings.Inhistoryoneofthemostfundamentalnotionstoteachstudentsisthatthereisareasonforeverything.TheAncientEgyptiansforexampleworewhitelinenclothes.WhywhitelinenBecauselivingnexttotheNileRivermeanttheyhadanabundanceofaxavailabletothem.Theydiscoveredhowtoextractthebresfromthestemsoftheaxplantandtheinventivenessoftheirtechnicalartistsallowedthemtospinandweavethesebresintofabric.Whattheyfoundhoweverwasthatthelinenwasdifculttodye.ThebresaretougherthancottonorwoolsotheydonotabsorbthedyeaseasilyandbecauseofthistheclothesofancientEgyptiansusuallythewealthyasthepoorworeverylittlewereusuallyofplainwhitelinen.WhitelinenisalsocoolandcomfortableanditprovedtobeanidealfabricforthehotEgyptianclimate.KingTutankhamenwasnotaveryimportantkingbutthediscoveryofhistombwasofgreatimportancetousbecauseitwasintactandthereforeprovidedacompletepictureofanancientburial.Hisgoldmaskaloneweighed10kilosandtherewerehundredsofitemsmadeofsolidgoldorofwoodthatwasintricatelypaintedingoldandbrightcolours.WhywasthemaskfoundonKingTutankhamensmummiedbodymadeofgoldandblueTheanswertothisquestionrequiresustolookattheancientEgyptiansrelationshipwithgoldandthecolourblueaswellastheavailabilityintheregion.FirstlytheancientEgyptianslovedcolouritwasanintegralpartofeverythingintheirlifecolourswereusedintheirartassymbolstheywerecluestothenatureofthebeingsdepictedintheartworks.WhereandhowdidtheyattainthesecoloursMostofthenaturalrawproductsrequiredformakingthesecolourswerefoundinthelocalenvironmentbutitwastheirinnovativetechnicalartskillsthatallowedthemtoharnessthesevibrantcolours.TheancientEgyptiansdiscoveredsixbasiccolourstoworkwithEgyptianbluewasadeepandrichcobaltblueandwasmadebycombiningironandcopperoxideswithsilicaandcalciumhoweveritprovedtobeunstableandwoulddarkenorchangecolourovertime.Insteadblueglassandthebluemineralstonelapislazuliwereoftenusedformorepermanence.HistoriansnowbelievethatthebluecolouringagentdidnotoccurnaturallyinancientEgyptanditwouldseemprobablethatsuppliesoftheorewereimportedfromPersiainwhichcaseitwouldhavebeenverypreciousinfactsopreciousthatonlythepharaohandhisfamilywouldhaveusedit.BluesymbolisedthecolourofthewateroftheNilethelifelineofthisancientpeopleaswellasthecolouroftheskytheheavensandtheuniverse.Inthissensebluealsosymbolisedlifeandrebirthsotopaintanobjectbluewastoexpressitslifeandrebirthpowers.ThegodAmonwasoftenportrayedwithabluefaceorblueskintohighlighthisroleinthecreationoftheworldandhiscosmicaspect.TheheronandtheibiswereoftenpaintedwithblueplumagetohighlighttheirassociationwiththewatersoflifetheNile.Greenwasthecolourofvegetationandnewlife.Todogreenthingswastodogoodthings.YellowwasthecolourofthesunandofgoldbothwereimperishableandeternalsoanypaintinginEgyptianartthathadyellowconveyedthatidea.RedsymbolisedlifeandvictorysoduringcelebrationstheancientEgyptiansworeamuletsmadeofredstoneandpaintedtheirbodieswithredochre.Blackwasasymbolofdeathandofdarknessi.e.night.Osiristhekingoftheafterlifewascalledtheblackone.Anubisthegodofembalmingwasdepictedasablackjackalordog.WhitesymbolisedpurityandZartExtra_Term220089Activity sacredness.Thepriestessesworeonlywhiterobesandthebowlsusedforembalmingweremadeofwhitealabaster.LatertheancientEgyptianswouldusegreybrownandpink.Brushesforpaintingweremadefromstickswhichhadtheendscrushedorchewedtocreatebristles.AncientEgyptianartwasverystylizedthedrawingofapersonwasamixtureofhisproleandfrontview.Thefacewouldbedrawnasaproleandtheeyefromafrontviewsimilarlythetoppartofthetorsowouldbeafrontalviewwhilethelegsandfeetwereinprolestudysomeofthepaintings.InancientEgyptianartnotonlywascoloursymbolicbutsizewasaswellthemoreimportantyouwerethebiggerthedrawingorstatueofyouwouldbe.GoldwasveryimportanttotheAncientEgyptianstheirculturerevolvedaroundthesunandbecausethepolishedsurfaceofgoldissimilartothebrillianceofthesungoldrepresentedareallifemanifestationoftheirbeliefsandwascalledtheeshofthegodsItwasconsideredadivineandindestructiblemetalandrepresentedimmortalityintheafterlife.Theskinofthegodswasbelievedtohavebeengoldenandbecausethepharaohwasanearthlyrepresentationofagodhedeservedtheverybestgoldenburialtosendhimtotheafterlife.NearlyahundredgoldmineswhichwereinuseduringthetimeofancientEgypthavebeenuncoveredandalthoughvastquantitiesofgoldwereamassedbythepharaohsarchaeologistsbelievethatonlyaportionofthatgoldcamefromEgyptianmines.Muchofthegoldwasacquiredthroughwarsimportedorgiventothepharaohasgifts.Twomethodsofbondinggoldtogetherwereused-weldingandsoldering.KingTutankhamenMaskMaterialsPapierMacheKingTutMaskJoSonjaPaintRichGoldJewelsMetallicEmbossedPaperA4GlassMirrorTilesFabricNettingGoldMetallicYarnBlueSequinsinaJarDiamondsMetallicWireCordGoldLiquidGlitterGoldStarFabricFoilBoardA4CraftAluminiumWireGoldAnimalMetallicPaperHotMeltGlueGun1.PaintthePapierMacheMaskwithgoldJoSonjaPaintandsetasidetodry.2.CutstripsofblueMetallicEmbossedPaperandgluethemtothegoldmask.CoverthemaskwithgoldLiquidGlitter.3.UseGlassMirrorTilesMetallicWireCordandMetallicEmbossedPapertodecoratethemask.4.CutashapefromFoilBoardtocreateabaseforadecorativecollar.5.CreatesectionsofthecollarusinglengthsofCraftAluminiumWiregluedtoapieceofFabricNettingcuttothesameshapeastheFoilBoard.6.MetallicYarnmightbesewnthroughthenettingforonesection.JewelsSequinsandStarFabricmaybegluedontotheNetting.GluethedecoratedNettingontotheFoilBoardCollar.7.TapethecollartothebackofthedecoratedPapierMacheMasktocompletethemask.WhydidtheancientEgyptiansmummifycorpsesWhydidtheystopThesequestionsbringforththeconceptofchangeandcontinuityandthenotionthatthereisalwaysareasonforchange.TheancientEgyptiansworshippedtheirpharaohandbelievedinlifeafterdeath.ThisbeliefwasfoundedonamythologicalstoryaboutthegreatKingOsiriswhowaskilledbyhisbrotherandcutinto14parts.ThekingswifeIsissearchedthekingdomforherhusbandsbodypartsandwhenfoundshewrappedthemupinlinenbandagestoholdthemtogetherhencetherstmummywascreated.ShethencalledonthegodAnubistohelpbringbackherhusbandtolifeinsteadOsiriswenttoliveintheafterlifeasthegodofthedead.HenceforththekingsofEgyptwerepreservedandburiedwitheverythingtheywouldneedinthenextworld.Theprocessofmummicationwasfoundedintheirbeliefsthatthesoulofthedeadneededhisbodytorestinwhenittravelledtothelandofthedead.Inordertopreservethebodyforthenextlifeembalmerstookouttheorgansthrewawaythebrainandkepttheheartintact.Thenfor40daysitwasdriedoutinnatronasaltysubstanceafterwhichitwaswashedandrubbedwithointmentsandtightlybandaged.Thiswasaverylengthyandexpensiveprocessaccessibleonlytotheveryrich.ThereasontheancientEgyptiansstoppedmummicationwasthattheirreligiousbeliefschangedpharaohslosttheirpowerandgod-likestatusancientEgyptsuccumbedtothepowerfulRomansanditspeopleconvertedtoChristianityandlatertheMuslimfaithbecamepopular.EgyptianTombMaterialsCardboardBoxTearDropFoilBoardA4JewelsMosaicSquaresMetallicMetallicRipplePaperA4Edding2000MarkerBlackShimmerGlassPaintGoldPolyBodyonastandCottonShirtingOcaldoBlocksBrownSupertacMaskingTape1.PaintaCardboardTearDropBoxwithgoldpaintandsetasidetodry.www.zartart.com.au10Activity 2.DecoratethepaintedboxwithMetallicRipplePaperJewelsandMosaicSquares.3.Useablackmarkertooutlinethedecorativetopandsidesofthebox.4.CreatethreecolumnsfromFoilBoardfortheboxtostandon.Attachthesetothebottomoftheboxwithtapeorglue.5.ThemummyinsidetheboxmaybemadewiththetopsectionofaPolyBodyorscrunchedupnewspaper.6.WrapthegureinCottonShirtingstripsthathavebeenpaintedwithdilutedpaintordyedwithtea.Beforesciencewasunderstoodbythemassespeopleheldgreatbeliefinthesupernaturalworlditwasawayofexplainingthingsforwhichtheyhadnologicalexplanation.TheEgyptianswerenoexceptiontheybelievedinallkindsofmagicandtheyusedspellsandcarriedmagiccharmscalledamuletstoprotectthemselvesagainstillnessandbadluck.OneoftheamuletstheEyeofHoruswastheprotectorofalllivingthingsandallowedthedeadtoseewhatwashappeningonearth.ThepowersofthisamuletisbasedonthestorythatHorussonofOsirisandIsisandgodoftheskyandguardianofthepharaohbattledwithhisuncleandasaresulthiseyewaspluckedouthoweverHoruswonthebattleandgoodovercameevil.Amuletswerewornaspendantsorringsandcouldalsobeintheshapeofascarabbeetleorasymbolichieroglyphic.ScarabJewelleryMaterialsAluminiumEmbossingFoilGoldEdding2000PermanentMarkerCreativeBeadBoxAssortedStretchMagicBeadingCordJewelsSupertac1.DrawtheshapeofascarabdirectlyontoapieceofEmbossingFoil.Useablackpermanentmarkertooutlinetheshape.2.TurntheshapeoveranduseaSataySticktoembosslineswithinthescarabshapeandaroundtheperimeterofthepieceofEmbossingFoil.3.TurnitbacktotherightsideandusepermanentmarkerstocolourtheEmbossingFoilsurroundingthescarabshape.4.GlueonJewelstoadddecorationtothepiece.5.ThreadalengthofStretchMagicwithbeadsandattachthecordtotheembossedpiecebycreatingtwopinholesandthreadingtheendsthroughandsecuringwithaknot.WhydidtheancientEgyptiansbuildpyramidsWhydidtheystopbuildingpyramidsOvereightypyramidsofvarioussizeshavebeenfoundinEgyptthusfar.Pyramidswerebuilttoprotectthedeadbodyofthepharaoh.NooneisreallysurewhytheancientEgyptianschoseafour-sidedpyramidtohousethemummybuteveryoneagreesitwasagreatfeatinengineeringwecanonlyguessathowtheybuiltthemwithsuchlimitedtools.Thereasontheyeventuallystoppedbuildingpyramidswasbecauseofgraverobbers.ThroughtheirgreedormaybetheirneedforsurvivalgraverobbersactuallychangedthecourseofEgyptianhistory.Royaltycouldnolongerrelyonpyramidstosafeguardthedeadandtheirwealthoftreasuresthethreatoftortureandexecutionwasntenough.Sotheroyalfamilytooktoburyingtheirleadersinhiddencavesinrocks.PyramidMaterialsPaperMagiclayPapierMachePyramidOcaldoBlocksBrownMosaicPlasticChipsStonePearlBeadsRiceLiquitempPaintGold1.CovereachsideofthePapierMachePyramidwithathinlayerofPaperMagiclaybrickshapestocompletelycoverboththetopandbottomsectionsofthepyramid.PressedsheetsofMagiclaymaybepushedontothepapiermachesurfaceandapieceofcardpressedintotheMagiclaytocreatethebrickshapes.2.PaintthetilesbrickswithyellowochreandhighlightthemwithadarkerbrownOcaldoBlockPaint.3.ScrunchupaballofnewspapertocreateamoundtoplaceinsidethepyramidandcoverwithathinlayerofMagiclay.4.PaintthemoundwithgoldpaintandembedorglueMosaicChipsandbeadsontoitbeforeplacingitinsidethepyramid.WhenundertakingastudyoftheartsoftheancientEgyptiansencouragestudentstoresearchvariousaspectsoftheartsandtousetheirndingstounderpintheirartworksforexamplePaintingsketchagroupoffriendsinblackusingtheEgyptianstyleofdrawingi.e.prolemixwithfrontview.Usesizeasasymboli.e.drawanyleadersbiggerinsizethantheothers.ThenusethesixbasicEgyptianpaintcolourstorepresenteachperson.MuchhasbeenwrittenabouttheancientEgyptiansandmuchwillbewrittenandrewritteninthefutureasarchaeologicaldigsshedmorelightonthem.Nonethelesstheycontinuetobeafascinatingstudyandawonderfulexampleofhumanendeavour.SeePDinsertforworkshopdetails.ActivitycontZartExtra_Term2200811 FUELYOURMINDartliteratureArtactivitiesonThemeShortlistedEarlyChildhoodPictureBooksFuelYourMindArtactivitiesonthemeshortlistedearlyChildhoodPictureBooksZartEducationConsultantsThisyearsBookWeekthemeFuelyourMindencouragesustofocusonthehumanbrain.Itwillbeanidealopportunitytocombineliteraturewithaclassroomunitonthebrainoralibrarydisplayofnon-ctionbooksonthebrain.The2008bookletexploresthemanyinterpretationsofFuelyourMindaswellasactivitiesfortheshortlistedEarlyChildhoodandPictureStoryBooksof2008.Activitiesaredesignedforindividualworksaswellasforgreatdisplaysfortheschooltoenhanceboththethemeandtheshortlistedbooks.80pp........31.8235.00BookSpotlightNewResourcesFantasyArtWorkshopJohnHoweDiscoverthecreativeprocessesandintriguinginspirationsbehindtheworkofleadingfantasyartistJohnHowewithstep-by-stepdemonstrationssketchesoutstandingnishedpaintingsinspirationandguidanceonpresentingwork.Awiderangeofsubjectsisessentialtoanyaspiringfantasyartistfromcreaturesandbeingstoatmospheresandlandscapes.122pp...........36.3539.99BelairEarlyYearsArtRhonaWhitefordEarlyYearsactivitiestopromotechildrenscreativedevelopmentThisbookisorganisedintoappropriatethemesprovidingclearlearningintentionsavarietyofstimulatingactivitiesanddisplayideasacrosstherequiredareasoflearning.Artpromotesactivitieswhichnotonlydevelopphysicalandsocialskillsbutalsoasenseofwonderandlinguisticdevelopment.64pp............31.7734.95500TilesAnInspiringCollectionofInternationalWorkThisgroupofvehundredhandmadeclaytilesoffersarareopportunitytotakeacloselookatthepossibilitiesthatcanbeachievedandtheboundariesthatcanbepushedinasinglemedium.Theentriesareessentiallydecorativeinnaturefromreliefworktomosaicsandrepresentthemanywaysthatartistscaninterpretabasicelement.420pp..........36.3539.99ShoesWhatEveryWomanShouldKnowS.PedersenWhatwewearonourfeetspeaksvolumesaboutourpersonalityandattitudetolife.Thisillustratedhistoryofshoesrevealshowwomenhavebeenandwillforeverbeshapedbytheirshoes.Asinstrumentsofrepressionandpainbeautyandcreativityshoeshavetakenmanyguisesfullledmanyrolesandpresenteduswithsomeoftheweirdestandmostwonderfulfashiontrendseverseen.128pp...........22.7224.99DesignALivelyGuidetoDesignBasicsforArtistsCraftspeopleStevenAimoneEffectivedesigninspirationforeveryone.Designissomethingweencounterallarounduseveryday.Thefundamentalsofdesignarethesamenomatterthemedium.Examinewhattheyareinanexcitingandaccessiblewayinthisvibrantcolourfulsurvey.Itwillopenupaworldoflimitlesspossibilitiesforpersonalenjoymentandcreativeexpression.176pp...........19.9921.99MangaProSuperstarWorkshopColleenDoranThisbookshowsyouhowtocreatepolishedpublishablemangacomicsandgraphicnovels.Withstep-by-stepinstructionandassignmentsthroughoutthisbookwillhelpyoutailorclassictechniquestosuityourownuniquestyleandguideyoutowardyourcreativedestiny.127pp...........27.2629.9912ZartExtra_Term22008newresourcesblueitalicpricesdonotincludegstBoldblackpricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntiljune27th2008 ExploringComplementaryColoursarticlesgalleryarteventsPDnewproductsactivitiesTerm32008RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003VisualCommunicationProject.Afocusontheprinciplesandelementsofartanddesign.ShoeRevueLearnaboutthehistoryofshoesandhowthroughtheirdesigntheyhaveinspiredfunctionandcreativity.Plus....CareersinArtSecondarysupplement TheZartChristmasCataloguejampackedwithnewproductskitsandbrilliantglitzyactivitiestocelebrateChristmaswillbereleasedinmidAugust2008.www.zartart.com.au2EditorJanRokerDaniChakArtDirectionProductionBrittaPoljansekPhotographyNicoleMerkelContributorsJanRokerJaneByrneClaudiaMichielinJudiRobertsonGlendaRawsonPatriciaLangtonFionaMackenzieZartExtraISSN14488450ZartExtraispublishedquarterlybyZartEducationadivisionofZartArtPtyLtd.Thispublicationismailedpriortothefirstweekofthetermissuedate.Thisnewsletterallowsartteachersco-ordinatorstolearnaboutwhatishappeninginarteducationandwhatotherartteachersaredoing.Youwillndinformationonnewarttechniquesandprocessesthelatestmaterialsandresourcesonthemarket.Pleasenoteallpricesquotedarevalidforthedurationofthecurrenttermonlyandaresubjecttochangewithoutnotice.Theinsertofthenewsletterprovidesdetailsofourtermsworkshopssoteacherscanthencontactusandbookintotheworkshop.Duetovariouscircumstancessomeinformationmaybesubjecttochange.ZartArtZartExtralogoandmastheadareregisteredtrademarksofZartArtPtyLtd.AllcontentissubjecttocopyrightandmaynotberepublishedwithoutpriorconsentfromZartArt.AllsubmissionsbecomepropertyofZartArt.SubmissionsmaybepublishedintheZartExtraorpostedonwww.zartart.com.autheofcialarteducationresource.ZartArtreservestherighttoeditsubmittedarticlesactivitiesforcontentlengthandclarity.ZartArtSupportingteachersincreativeeducationZartoffersanextensiverangeoffineartmaterialsresourcescraftandtechnologysupplies.Youwillfindcompetitivepricesandefficientandquickservice.441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthMelbourneVictoria3129Ph0398901867Fax0398986527www.zartart.com.auEzartartzartart.com.auAdministrationHoursMondayFriday8.30am5.00pmCustomerServiceCentreMondayWednesdayFriday8.30am5.00pmThursday8.30am7.00pmSaturday8.30am2.00pmChristmas2008Our2008Christmasprogrammeisallsettobeginthistermandwillowonintotermfour.ThisyearwearecelebratingtheAlphabetChristmaswhichwehopewillcontinuetobringcreativityandsuccesstoyourartprogramme.OurannualChristmasbookisdueforreleaseonOctober1andourChristmasworkshopswillbegininmidSeptemberforthoseearlybirdparticipantswhowanttoorganisetheirbudgetandprogrammebeforeandduringthetermholidays.BeijingOlympicGames8th-24thAugust2008BookWeek16th22ndAugustNationalScienceWeek16th24thAugustNationalLiteracyandNumeracyWeek1st-7thSeptemberMelbourneFringeFestival24thSeptember-12thOctober2008MelbourneWinterMasterpiecesNGVInternationalArtDeco1910193928thJune-5thOctober2008TheIanPotterCentreAcrossthedesertAboriginalBatikfromCentralAustraliaOctober2008HeideMuseumofModernArtHinterlandsAlbertTuckersLandscapes1960-197528thJune2008-22ndFebruary2009ContentsNewsEventsDates...2PrimaryArticleExploringComplementaryColours................3StudentGallery........5ProleArticleThecircuscomestotown...6SecondarySupplementCareersinArt..........7SecondaryArticleCommunicationProject...11ProleArticleMelbourneaMosaic....14ActivityShoes..................15NewResources........16July11thwastheannualZartopendaywhichbroughtmanyteachersmumsanddadsandchildrentotheCustomerServiceCentre.TheShoeRevuewasahugesuccesswithamultitudeofcreativeshoeswalkingoutthedoor.FromdecorativePapierMacheShoestoneetchingprintsparticipantsintheminihands-onworkshopscertainlygotatasteofawiderangeoftechniques.Nottomentionthebargainstheearlybirdcustomerspickedup.AhugemetalframedshoedecoratedwithtextileartconstructionandprintedmedianowproudlyhangsintheCustomerServiceCentrefoyer.EatyourheartoutPriscillaQueenoftheDesertthisshoeisatadamboyantsocomeinandseejusthowfarthecreativeartscantakeatheme.ThankstothestudentfromVermontSecondaryCollegewhoseshoeweusedonouradvertisementfortheExpo08.2artseducationeventsEventsShoeInstallationChristmasCatalogue BoxHillNorthPrimarySchoolisagrowingschoolofthreehundredandeightstudentsandislocatedwithinthequietsurroundingsofElizabethStreetBoxHillNorth.Theschoolwasopenedin1955andhascelebrateditsftiethanniversaryin2005.AtthebeginningofeveryschoolyearyearlevelsfocusontheirLearningtoLearnunitwheretheemphasisisondevelopingandbuildingonaharmoniousworkingenvironmentwithintheclassroom.ItwasduringthistimeIdecidedtoexploreandobservestudentsskillsandunderstandingofdrypastelaswellasintroducingnewartslanguage.Thisunitranforthreeweekswhichstudentswheremadeawareofastheirtimemanagementwasalsobeingassessed.Ourrstlessonbeganwithlookingattwowords.Therstwasmonochromatic.Studentslistenedtothewordandhadtounpackittodiscoverthemeaning.Theypickedupveryquicklythatmonomeantoneandwithalittleguidancefrommethatchromatichadsomethingtodowithcolour.Placingthewordstogetherandtheysoonunderstoodthatmonochromaticistheapplicationofonecolourinamyriadoftonesrangingfromthatsinglecolour.Thesecondwordwascomplementary.Thisdiscussionwasaninterestingoneasstudentsunderstoodcomplementaryastopayrespecttosomeonewhichisspeltcomplimentaryratherthananythingthatmakessomethingelsewhole.Bothdenitionsassistedwiththeartisticmeaningcomplementarycoloursareapairofcoloursthatassisteachothertostandoutandhelpcompletetheoverallwork.Thiswasagreatliteracylinkasstudentswereabletodeconstructwordsandtheirmeaningsandreconstructthemeaningsforartisticpurposesstrengtheningtheimportanceoflanguageinart.StudentsthenstudiedthecolourwheelandIaskedthemtoguessthecomplementarycolourcombinations.Thiswasentertainingandoncetheyhitononecorrectcombinationtheystudiedthewheelandrealisedthatcomplementarycolourswherelocatedatoppositeendsofthewheel.Sothereforethecomplementarycombinationsareblueandorangeredandgreenyellowandpurple.Placingtheabovenewunderstandingasidewethenlookedatourdrawingproject.StudentsweregivenanA3sheetofCartridgePaperandhadtotaketheirpencilforawalkandcreateapaisleypattern.Theselinescouldnotbetooclosetoeachotherandtheywereabletoplaceshapesin-betweenlargerareas.UsingZartExtra_Term320083PrimaryArticleEXPLORINGCOMPLEMENTARYCOLOURSBoxHillNorthPrimarySchoolLevel4 ournewcolourtheoryknowledgestudentsselectedacomplementarycombinationtheywishedtouseandapplieddrypastelsrstbylooselymarkinginsideeachswirltheircolourareasmakingsurethatthesamecolourdidnottoucheachotherformingacolourpattern.Itisatthispointthatstudentscouldstilladdinanotherlineorshapetorectifythis.ReferringbacktoourdiscussiononmonochromaticcolourIdemonstratedhowtoapplyatonalrangeusingthedelicateandbeautifulmediumofsoftpastels.Iexplainedhowcolourapplicationcanbeachievedbylayingthemediumfromlighttodarkandtobeginwithblockingeachareawithalightershade.Tobuildtonesandathree-dimensionalillusionstudentsapplieddarkerandlightershadesoftheonecolouralongtheedgesofeachlineorshape.Iillustratedthatthroughcarefulrubbingwithngertipsstudentswereabletoblendincolourstocreatesoftnesswithintheirworkaswellasthatillusionofaseamlessgradationoftonalcolours.Whenstudentsfelttheywerenishedtheyappliedafewstrokesofeitheralightertoneorwhitepastelwithoutblendingitintogiveanextraedgetothework.Eachpiecewasthenxedwithxativespraytopreventtheworkfromsmudgingfurther.Hairspraycanalsobeusedasacheaperalternative.Usingapieceofblackpaperstudentscreatedaninsect-inspiredshape.Wediscussedandviewedavarietyofshapesswirlsandlinestocreateanintricateandinterestingpattern.Wealsodiscussedhowtoachieveasymmetricalshapebyfoldingapieceofblackcardinhalfdrawingthedesignononesideandthencuttingitoutalwaysbeingcarefulnottocuttooclosetothefoldasthiscanbreakthesymmetricalnatureoftheworkandbecometwopiecesinsteadofone.Oncecuttheinsectcreaturewasthenopenedupandglueddownontopofthepastelwork.ThecriteriausedtoassessthisprojectwereDesignCompositionthestudenthasusedlineandshapestodevelopinterestingpatterns.UseofMaterialsthestudenthasapplieddrypastelswithcareandcondentlydevelopedavarietyoftonallayers.ColourChoicesthestudenthasselectedcomplementarycoloursfromthecolourwheel.TimeEffortthestudenthasusedclasstimewiselyandeffortintotheplanningdesigninganddevelopingtheirartpiece.Thebiggestsuccesstocomefromthisactivitywasthatallstudentswereabletocreateauniqueartpiece.Therewasnoemphasisonhavinggreatdrawingabilitiestocompletethistaskandallstudentswereextremelyproudoftheirownartisticsuccessdevelopingpositiveselfesteemabouttheirartisticabilitiesandabouttheirworkingenvironment.TheseworkswillnotonlybeondisplayatZartArtduringTermThreebutwillalsobeexhibitedalongwithotherworkscreatedbythestudentsofBoxHillNorthPrimarySchoolduringourBiennialArtsFestivalonFriday12thSeptember2008.Hopethatyoucanallcomealongtothefestivities.ClaudiaMichielinVisualArtsCoordinatorBoxHillNorthPrimarySchoolUsingournewcolourtheoryknowledgestudentsselectedacomplementarycombinationtheywishedtouse...www.zartart.com.au4PrimaryArticle ALBERTPARKPRIMARYSCHOOLCLIFTONHILLPRIMARYSCHOOLCAMBERWELLPRIMARYSCHOOLBRUNSWICKSWPRIMARYSCHOOLZartExtra_Term320085situatedatzartcustomerservicecentreisZartsStudentGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkcreatedbystudentsfromLevels17.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterms.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirvisualart.Wearealwaysonthelookoutforartworktobedisplayedinourgalleryfrombothprimaryandsecondarylevels.IfyouhaveanypiecesofartworkthatwouldbeofsomeinterestpleaseemailphotosofworkstoJanoneterminadvance.PleasecontactZartEducationforfurtherinformationregardingthegalleryon0398901867orbyemailonjanzartart.com.augallerydetailsThestudentsinYears45and6weresetthetaskofcreatingawhimsicalfantasyinsectwiththestartingpointofaPolyInsectBody.TherstlessonwastakenupwithstudentsdesigningtheirinsectandpaintingthePolybodywithacrylicpaintinthedesiredcolour.Thedesignswerebasedonthestudentspureimagination.Weektwothestudentshadfreedomofchoiceastothemediatheyusedtoconstructtheirinsect.Afullrangeofdecorativepapersandconstructionmediaweretheirsforthetaking.TheyhadtodecideonthemethodofjoiningandmostchosePVApinsandtheLowMeltGlueGun.Thestudentswerethrilledwiththecreaturestheycreatedandveryproudtoseethemondisplay.AssessmentofthisprojectwasbasedonInventivenessColourchoiceDesignJoiningtechniquesandskills.GlendaRawsonVisualArtteacherMtPleasantRoadPrimarySchoolBoxHillNorthPrimarySchoolPastelsStPaulsAnglicanGrammarClayTeapotsThomastownWestPrimarySchoolWheretheWildthingsAreSevillePrimarySchoolSoftToysVermontSecondaryCollegeFeltingMontpellierPrimarySchoolTissueSculpturesCaseyCollegeNarreWarrenEvolvedSpeciesSacredHeartCollegeOakleighSilkScarvesHillsmeadPrimarySchoolCalicoIndigenousArtAlbertParkPrimarySchoolFacesHaileyburyCollegeBrightonVisualCommunicationBillanookPrimarySchoolSailingBoatsBrunswickSWPrimarySchoolChineseModelsStLeonardsCollegeBrightonBoatsCamberwellPrimarySchoolCitybuildingsCliftonHillPrimarySchoolMatisseworksKangarooFlatPrimarySchoolGlidersMtPeasantRoadPrimarySchoolFantasyInsectsexhibitiontermthreevermontsecondarycollegeStudentGallerytermthree23rdJune-10thSeptember2008FantasyInsects TheCircusComestoTownIfyouhaveeverworriedaboutachildsobsessionwiththeircomputerthenwhynotdeveloptheirinterestincircusskillssothatiftheydorunofftojointhecircusatleasttheymightactuallygetpaidPhilMelgaardaCircusArtsteacherspenttwodaysworkingwithclassesattheendofTermOneandthestudentslearntjugglingplatespinningDiablouni-cyclingandhowtowalkonstiltsHoweverthemostimportantlessonlearntwasthatTryingisgood.PatriciaLangtontheArtteacheratMelbourneGrammarWadhurstintroducedmetoPhilwhenweattendedanIn-ServiceatZartArt.Thewonderfulfoodtheyprovidedalsokeptusenergeticenoughtotryourluckontheuni-cycleandstilt-walkingWeevenlearntandthenhadourstudentsmaketheirownjugglingballs.ProducingcraftsforafewdollarsmakesahealthyalternativetowatchingscreensalldayDiscoveryDayatWadhurstwasabuzzwithexcitementashundredsofchildrenandthoseyoungatheartjoinedPhilandourstudents.Clownswerepaintedscarvesweretossedandtherewasmuchgigglingandexcitementaschildrenwatchedtheirparentstrytheirhand.TroupesofCommediaDElleArteactorsfromtheDramaclassalsoperformedscenesbutfoundthatthecrowdwouldnotthrowmoneyNexttimewellworkabitharderonourbuskingandbemorecourageousoristhatoutrageous.PhilintendstoreturninSemester2sothattheremainingclasseswillalsolearnCircusSkills.WeareworkingtodevelopCircusSkillssothatitbecomespartofthePhysicalEducationprogrammeasweintegratetheareasofArtDramaandSport.AfterallwhycanttnessperformingandcreativitybefunITISFionaMackenzieCo-ordinatorofDramaWadhurstMelbourneGrammarWadhurstDidyouknowwehadaPerformingArtssectioninourCataloguePhilMelgaardwillbepresentingCircusTwoworkshopsatZartArtforallthoseparticipantswhoattendedCircusworkshopsinTermOneandTwowhowantmorefunandwanttoextendtheirowncircusskillsCircusSkills2forteachersFollowingthesuccessofCircusSkills1forteachersZartArtispleasedtoofferafurtherworkshopinCircusSkills-Level2forteacherswhowouldliketoextendtheirskillsintheexcitingareaofCircusArts.LeadbyentertainerandformerVisualandPerformingArtsteacherPhilMelgaardthishands-onworkshopisdesignedtofurtherdeveloptheskillsandcondencenecessarytoextendtheCircusArtsinyourschool.TheCircus2Workshopblendsfunactivitieswithseriouslearninginasupportiveandhighlyentertainingworkshopatmospherewithastrongemphasisonsafety.Circus2isdesignedtobuildonskillscoveredinCircus1jugglingplatespinningdiabolorollabollapoistilt-walkingdevilsticksandunicyclingintroducesomenewskillsaswellassomesimplebalancetumblingandgymnasticroutinespresentideasfordevelopingtheseskillsintoroutinesforperformanceCircus2isforteacherswhoalreadyhavesomecircusskillsorwhohavecompletedCircus1atZart.Participantswillhavetheopportunitytolearncircusskillsandbeshownhowtoteachtheseskillstoothers.CircusSkills2ForTeachersLevels1-5DateThursday31July2008Time9.20am3.00pmConsultantPhilMelgaardCost100.00VenueZartArtCateringAlightlunchwillbeprovidedBookingspleasephoneZartEducationon0398901867www.zartart.com.au6Prolearticle LeighHobbspainterillustratorsculptorwritercareersinart...Formanystudentstheprospectofacareerinartanddesigncomeswithuncertainty...wherecanarttakemeEachyearZartinterviewsagroupofcreativeprofessionalsfromdifferentbackgroundswithvaryingexperiencestoexploretherealitiesoftheissue-HowdoIturnmycreativepassionintoacareerYourstudentsalsomayenjoyreadingtheseinterviewstoshedsomelightontheirowncareerpaths.ZartSecondarySupplementPhotographandartworkcourtesyofLeighHobbsLeighHobbsisapainterwriterillustratorandsculptor.HeisthecreatorofthechildrensbookcharacterOldTomwhichhasbeenanimatedinanABCtelevisionseries.AnotherofhischaractersHorribleHarrietissaidtobeandamalgamofvariousawfulstudentsHobbshastaughtover25yearsofbeinganartteacher.AtwhatagedidyoudecidetomakeacareerfromvisualartsIwantedtobeanartistfromthewordgo.Thatisfromearlyprimaryschool.Drawinghasalwaysbeenapassion.Duringmy25yearteachingcareermyaimwasalwaystoeventuallyleaveandearnalivingfrommyartworkinitsvariousincarnations.DoyoucomefromacreativefamilyNoIdontcomefromacreativefamily.Idocomefromasupportiveonethough.Eventhoughmuchofmyworkleftmyparentscoldsotospeak.WhatisadayinthelifeofLeighHobbslikeIgetupat6amandwalkthedogs.AfterbreakfastImoutinmystudioby7.30am.Ispendmostofthedayinthestudiobutitsnotallproductive.Iddlearoundalot.Trippingoverthingsandcleaningup.Searchingforinspiration.Ireadatnight.Englishhistoryartandarchitecturearemyfavouritesubjects.WhatisyourfavouritemediumtoworkwithMyfavouritemediumispenandink.NibbeddippenIndianink.Ilovethefeelofartmaterials.Paintinksbrushes.ImaparticularlymessyworkerbutIsuspectthishassomethingtodowiththerhythmofgettingideasoutofmyheadandontopaperorcanvas.WhateffecthasthecomputeragehadonyourworkAsfarasactuallyproducingmyartworkgoesIdontuseacomputeratall.Ihavealaptopforemailsbutthatsaboutit.ItryandworkmyscannerandprinterbutwhenIdoitisonlyforcommunicatingwithpublishersordesigners.IhavefounditverydifculttolearncomputerskillsbutIamimproving.Imayeventuallyuseacomputertoapplycolourforaparticularbook.WhataresomeofthenegativeaspectsofyourjobIts5inspirationand90hardslogbutIamadrivenandselfdisciplinedpersonsoIbattleonevenwhenanartisticproblemisinfuriatinglydifculttoresolve.Artistsandwritersworkaloneandsoonecanloseasenseofperspectiveandmaybefretaboutthingsworkorotherwise.Ontheotherhandhowwonderfultospendthedaydrawingpaintingandwriting.WhatissomethingyouwouldlovetodothatyouhaventalreadydoneIonlywanttogetbetteratwhatIdo.HowwouldyoudescribeyourfirstpublishedworkItwasOLDTOM.Improudofitas5publishersrejectedithimbeforePenguinsaidyesandthebookwasisfullofideaswhichhadbeenburstingtogetoutofmyheadandontoaprintedpage.OfcourseIalwaysseefaultsinmyworkandsoIseeplentyofthosealas.WheredoyougetmostofyourinspirationMyimagination.Iseeorhearthingsandcombinethemintuitivelyinmyhead.MrChickenisprobablymyweirdestcharacterandhecameaboutthroughavisittothepoultrysectionofthelocalsupermarket.WhatfellowartistillustratorhasmostinfluencedyouRonaldSearleisthecartoonistillustratorImostadmire.Heisasuperbdraughtsmanandhasproducedafabulousbodyofworkoverthepast60years.IrstsawhisworkwhenIwasatprimaryschoolintheearly1960sandithadahugeimpactonmeevenasayoungboyIknewthismanwasterric.WhatsyourfavouritepublicationtodateOLDTOMSBIGBOOKOFBEAUTYWhatisyourfavouritepieceofclothinginyourwardrobeApaintsplatteredblueworkmansjacketIboughtnewinParis.Ilovethecolourbutitsnevermadeitintomywardrobeactually.WhowouldyoumostliketositnexttoonaflighttoEuropeMozart.SoIcoulddomybesttolookafterhim.ItdbetheleastIcoulddoforthatdivinegenius.IfyouwerespeakingtoasecondaryschoolstudentwhowasshowinginterestinfollowinginyourfootstepswhatadvicewouldyougivethemPersist.Acceptchallenges.Keeptryingnewtechniques.Traveloverseas.Resistbeingpigeonholed.Lookatartbooksandgalleriesasmuchaspossible.Seekoutthewonderfulartcreatedbyartiststhroughhistory.Nevergetbigheaded.VisitLeighswebsiteformoreinformationwww.leighhobbs.com.auZartExtra_Term320087 NatalieisaMelbournebasedarchitectandpartnerinJuddLysenkoMarshallArchitectsJLM-ateamcommittedtoinnovativeandimaginativesolutionsintheeldsofarchitectureandurbandesign.AnewmumNataliebalancesherfamilylifeandherartisticpursuits.WhenyouweregrowingupwhatdidyouwanttobecomeLookingbackitsprettyclearthatIwasalwaysmeanttodosomethingcreative.Iwasalwaysmakingthingsandwasencouragedfromaveryyoungagetodraw.Igrewupinahousethatwaslikeanartgallerywithsculpturesineverycornerandenormouspaintingsoneverywall.IthinkthisiswhereIdevelopedanappreciationforbeautyandbeautifulthings.HowlonghaveyoubeenintheindustryInisheduniversityattheendof1999andworkedasagraduatearchitectforalmost5yearsbeforeIsatmyregistrationexams.Ihavebeenpracticingasaregisteredarchitectforthreeyears.WhatdidyoustudyatschoolanduniversityIloveddrawingandpaintingaswellasphotographyandprintmakingsoartwasanaturalchoiceformebutIalsostudiedEnglishMathsandalanguage.IcompletedaBachelorofPlanningandDesignandaBachelorofArchitecturewithHonoursattheUniversityofMelbourneAnycareerhighlightsStartingourownarchitecturalpracticewouldhavetobeacareerhighlightthusfarJuddLysenkoMarshallArchitectsorJLM.WecurrentlyhaveahousethathasbeenshortlistedfortheRAIAawardshallkeepyoupostedArethereanypeersthatsetthebenchmarkforyouandfortheindustryMelbournehaslotsofverygooddesignarchitectsandthestandardofdesignisveryhigh.Allpracticesthatstrivetoproducegoodbuildingscontributetothisandputpressureonthepracticesthatdonotproducegooddesigntolifttheirgame.HowdoenvironmentalconcernsaffectyourworkBuildingsareresponsibleforasignicantproportionoftheenergyweconsumebothintheirconstructionandoccupation.SustainablebuildingisthebiggestsingleissuefacingArchitectsanditissomethingthatwedealwithfromthebeginningofeachprojecttotheend.Itfundamentallyaffectsthematerialsthatweuseandthewaywecomposethem.WhatisadayinthelifeofNatalielikeArchitectshaveamultifacetedjobdescription.OnanygivendayIspendtimemakingbroaddesigndecisionssketching3Dcomputermodellingetc.researchingmaterialsresolvingconstructiondetailsresolvingconstructiondisputesandissuescertifyingcompletedconstructiononsitecompilingbuildingcontractsadministeringbuildingcontractsoverseeingtheworkofthirdpartyspecialistconsultantsnegotiatingwithplanningauthoritiesandadvisersliaisingwithclientstoensuretheirneedsaremetliaisingwithneighboursofclientstomeetthoseneedsetc.etc.WeoftenhaveprojectsatdifferentstagesandsosomedaysIdoalloftheabove.WhatisthedifferencebetweenartanddesignhowhaveyouembracedthemintoyourworkThinkingabouthowapersonwilluseaspaceorhowabuildingoroneofitselementslooksorisputtogetheristhestartingpointformanydecisionsanArchitectmakes.Iguessthismeansthatmakingdesigndecisionsismyworksotomedesignisabouttheconsiderationorfocus.Iliketothinkthattheoutcomeortherealiseddesignisart.WhataresomeofthenegativeaspectsofyourjobThebroadrangeofareasweareexpertsinleadstoalotofliabilityandstress.Thebuildingindustryisextremelycompetitiveandbuildingcontractsareapproachedaggressivelyfrombothbuildersandclients.TheArchitectiscaughtinthemiddle.Toomanybuildingsareboring.DespitewhatIsaidaboveaboutthestateofdesigntherearestilltoomanypeoplewhodonotvaluegooddesign.WithallthelimitationsandregulationsofbuildingwhataretheaffectsonyourcreativityMostartiscreatedwithinacontextorframeworkofthought.Theseareessentiallyconstraintsthatanartistcreatesorassumesthemselvesandtheyarealwaysmorepowerfulthantheconstraintsofthemedium.Oilpaintingoncanvasisaterriblyconstrainedmediumandyetpeoplearestilldoingitandstillproducingworkthatiscontemporaryandrelevant.Theconstraintsofthebuildingindustryforcesitsartiststobeverystrategicveryrigorousandextremelypatient.WhatissomethingyouwouldlovetodothatyouhaventalreadydoneIwouldlovetogotoNewYork.WheredoyougetmostofyourinspirationLife.HowdoyoujuggleworklifebalanceItsnotpossibletomaintainaregularworkingdayallofthetime.Thereareperiodswherethereisnooptionbuttobecompletelyabsorbedinwork.ItrytobalancethiswithperiodswhereItakeitprettyeasy.WhatperiodinarthistoryinspiresyouthemostIaminspiredbytheartsandcraftsmovementandmodernism.OneofmyfavouritearchitectsisFrankLloydWrighthisbuildingsarecomplexbutnevercomplicated.Hisgeniuswascreatingsimplebeautifulandharmoniousbuildingswithaconcernforthecreationofspacewithin.WhatsyourfavouritepieceofworktodateTheFieldofBellsinBirrarungMarr.Theeldofbellsisapublicsculpturethattwiceadaybecomesamusicalinstrument.Iwaspartofalargeprojectteamthatincludedarchitectsmusiciansacousticstructuralandlightingengineers.WhatisyourfavouritepieceofclothinginyourwardrobeIhaveanumberofitemsfromQueeninSmithStreettheymakefantasticclothes.WhatbookareyoureadingrightnowRightnowKidWranglingbyKazCooke.InmysparetimeShantarambyGregoryDavidRoberts.WhowouldyoumostliketositnexttoonaflighttoEuropePrimeMinisterKevinRuddforanicelongchataboutallthethingsthatareimportanttomeasanAustralianandacitizenoftheworld.IfyouwerespeakingtoasecondaryschoolstudentwhowasshowinginterestinfollowinginyourfootstepswhatadvicewouldyougivethemPrepareforyourfriendstoearnmoremoneythanyoubutyourjobwillmostlikelybemoresatis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JungalaseeshimselfasanIndigenousAustralianculturalartist.OwnerofJungalaEnterprisesabusinessthatembracesboththeartandtourismsectorsJungalapaintscreatest-shirtsandpostcardsandrunsculturaleducationalworkshopsandtours.AtwhatagedidyoudecidetomakeacareerfromvisualartsSinceIwasakidIhavebeendrawingbutIdidntstartpaintinguntilIwasinmy30s.ItisnowahobbybutwhenIneedmoneyIpaintacanvasandsellit.DoyoucomefromacreativefamilyYesmyfamilymembersincludeCliffordPossumBillyStockmanMichaelNelsonKaapaTjampitjimpaPaddyCarrolTjungurrayi.ThefamilyrelationshipsinAboriginalculturearequitecomplex.Relationshipisveryimportantinthecultureasittellsthepersonwhatresponsibilitiestoothersinhiscommunityare.Ittellsyouwhereyoutintothesocialstructureandcertainobligationsrequiredbycertainpeopletoyouorbyyou.WhatisadayinthelifeofJungalaKrisslikeIliketogetupearlyinthemorningtoappreciatethestartofthedaythecrispnessandfreshairofawintermorning.AsDirectorofmycompanyImightbeorganisingaculturaltouroftheWestMacDonaldRangesortravellingoverseasgettingreadytocatchaplane.ImightbepreparingacanvastopaintonwhichwouldthenmeanIwouldneedtoworkoutthesizeofthepaintingworkoutthecolourschemeandstarttopaintoneofthetraditionalstoriesthathasbeenhandeddowntome.Myartismorecontemporarytomakeitmoreofmyown.Peoplenowrecognisemystyle.WhatisyourfavouritemediumtoworkwithThisvariesMatisseorAtelieracrylicpaintonanythingfromcanvastobikescarsetc.IhaveeventriedOilStickswhichaDanishartistintroducedtome.WhateffecthasthecomputeragehadonyourworkIthasallowedmetomanipulatemyownartworktoturnitintocommercialprojectsandmerchandise.ItalsomeansIcansendimagesofmyworktooverseasbuyers.WhataresomeofthenegativeaspectsofyourjobPeoplewhodonothaveanunderstandingorappreciationofthecultureandartformthismakesitdifcultforartistslikemetosurvivesolelyontheirartwork.WhatissomethingyouwouldlovetodothatyouhaventalreadydoneDesignanewuniformandallcommercialaspectsforQANTAS.MainlybecauseQANTASbeganasaQueenslandandNorthernTerritorycompany.UsingAustralianproductswouldbeagreatwaytoprojectmyartismtotheworld.HowwouldyoudescribeyourfirstworksoldIwasverynervousbecauseIwasupagainstalotofrecognisedIndigenousartistsbutonceIsoldmyrstpaintingIrealisedthatIcoulddoitandhadactuallyachievedsomething.TherstpaintingIsoldisnowmycompanylogo.WheredoyougetmostofyourinspirationThestoriesaretheretheybelongtomebutthecoloursIchoosetopaintthemindependontheseason.HowIseethecolourofthelandscapeatthetimeofthepainting.WhatfellowartisthasmostinfluencedyouTeddyEganJungalaWhatsyourfavouritepublicationtodateBreastsBodiesCanvas.CentralDesertartasexperienceJENNIFERBIDDLE.Anythinginspirationalgivingatrueperspectiveoftheculturesopeoplecanunderstanditbetter.WhatisyourfavouritepieceofclothinginyourwardrobeHandknittedbeaniewithakangarooonthefront.WhowouldyoumostliketositnexttoonaflighttoEuropeReeceWitherspoonIfyouwerespeakingtoasecondaryschoolstudentwhowasshowinginterestinfollowinginyourfootstepswhatadvicewouldyougivethemFinishyourschoolingeducationissoimportantbutyoudontrealiseuntilyouareanadultjusthowimportantitis.Youneedsomethingtofallbackonorstartwithandartwilltakeitsowncourse.Visitthewebsitewww.jungala.com.auformoreinformationaboutJungalaKrissNickyisavisualmerchandiserwhohasenjoyedacareerwithMyer-specialisinginhomewaresandwiththeTie-Rack.WhenyouweregrowingupwhatdidyouwanttobecomeADesigneroraPhotographer.Iwantedtocreate.IhavealwayslovedInteriorDesign.IthinkthatswhyHomewaresbecamemypassioninVisualMerchandising.Howlonghaveyoubeenintheindustry3years.Ihadbeeninretailandmerchandisingwithoutthetitleforabout7yearsbeforethat.WhatdoesavisualmerchandiserdoWemakeyouwanttobuysomethingVisualmerchandisingisthepracticeofdisplayingaproductEgaDressaDinnersetoracouchtoenticethecustomertotakeacloserlookdesireitandbuyit.WhatdidyoustudyatschoolanduniversityBAofFineArtPhotographyMajorDiplomaofVisualMerchandisingAnycareerhighlightsIalwaysenjoyedsettingupanewstore.Therewasanexcitementfromtheteamofcreatingsomethingnew.ArethereanypeersthatsetthebenchmarkforyouandfortheindustryOtherstoresarethebenchmark.Thisisaverycompetitiveindustry.Thebottomlineisifyoudontmakethecustomerwanttobuyyourproductthenitwillnotsellandthecompanywillnotmakemoney.LargechainstoreslikeCountryRoadFreedomMyerandDavidJonesarealwaysvyingfortheconsumersattentionandreinventingthemselvestobringtheconsumerinEgWindowdisplays.Smallertrendsettingstoresoftencatchyourattentionbygoingoutonalimb.Whatotherstoresaredoinglocallyandoverseasisaconstantsourceofinspiration.HowdowecomparetotherestoftheworldVisualMerchandisingisverysimilartotheFashionIndustry.TheyfeedoffoneanotherasVisualMerchandisingcreatestheenvironmentforFashiontolookitsbest.ThereforeVisualMerchandisinginAustraliadoesfollowthefashiontrendsandVMtrendsofEuropeandAmerica.JungalaKrissCulturalArtistNickyMerkelVMArticleonJ.KrissPhotographartworkJunagalaKrissArticleonN.MerkelPhotographcourtesyofNicoleMerkelIfyouarelookingformorecareersinart-seeourpasteditionsandinterviewsonourwebsitewww.zartart.com.auZartExtra_Term320089careersinart SuzanneVialLuminaFibreArtsGalleryIfyouarelookingformorecareersinart-seeourpasteditionsandinterviewsonourwebsitewww.zartart.com.auSuzanneistheproprietorofLuminaGallerywhichrepresentscontemporaryAustralianbrearts.WhenyouwerelittlewhatdidyouwanttobecomeBesidesafairyadressmakerWhatdidyoustudyatschoolanduniversityInishedYear12atCanterburyGirlsSecondaryCollegethenontoFashionDesignatEmilyMacPhersonnowRMIT.ItwasathreeyearcoursehardworkwhereIspecializedinMarketinginmynalyearbecauseIlovetalkingtopeoplemorethanthedraftingofpatterns.ThisnalthesisgavemetheopportunitytobeofferedajobatCountryRoadAustraliawhereIworkedfor5yearsduringaveryexcitingexpansionbythecompany.AnycareerhighlightsYesIwonaScholarshipatRMITforUniqueDesignWorkwhichwaspresentedbyAdelePalmeradoyeninthefashionindustryJAGfounder.MyrstjobinahighprolecompanylikeCountryRoadwhereImetveryinterestingpersonalitiesinthefashiontrade.Iorganizedfashionparadesfashiongarmentstogotofashioneditorsforeditorial.IlovedtohelpmybossespacktotraveloverseastheyalwaysbroughtmebacksomebeautifulpresentsWhatsyourfavouritepieceofartworkIloveallofFredWilliamsart.IalsoloveanyGustavKlimtart.WhatperiodinarthistoryinspiresyouthemostArtDecoperiodIjustloveallthecolourthefreedomtheelegance.WhatbookareyoureadingrightnowIgetmyculturalxbyreadingabsolutelyallandeverytypeoffashionartmagazineIcomeacross.Ihavealotofsubscriptionstokeepabreastofstylebecauseartistsaskforadviceconstantlyrecoloursstyle.WhatdoyoudotounwindIunwindbyexerciseafewtimesaweek.WhenwegoawaywegosailingjustlovethatwindinyourfaceHavingayoungfamilyhelpstokeepaperspectivetooyouareforcedtokeepalevelheadplanningforthemconstantlyinyourweektoo.IalsolovetowalkmytwopuppiesatoypoodleandaKingCharlesCavalierwehavealotoffun.AtwhatagedidyoudecidetomakeacareerfromvisualartsAroundabout8yearsoldwhenmymothernallyrelentedandboughtmemyrstsewingmachineyouhadtowindthewheelfortheneedletogoupanddown.IwasdestinedIknow.MymothergrandmothersandtwoauntsallweretalentedingarmentmakingDidyoueverteachIfsowhereandforhowmanyyearsNoteachingImafraidthatrequiresaveryspecialtalentbutIlovetohaveasmanyartistsaspossibleteachThatsveryrewarding.IjustlovetolearnandIstilldobywatchinglisteningandtalkingtootherartists.WhatisyourfavouritemediumtoworkwithFabricnaturallyanyandalltypesmostespeciallynaturalbresarestillmypreferred.WhataresomeofthenegativeaspectsofyourjobIdontreallyhaveanymaybethepaperworkofrunningasmallbusinessbutImgettingontopofthatslowlyitneverendsWhatissomethingyouwouldlovetodothatyouhaventalreadydoneIdlovetotravelmoretoseemoretoknowmoreaboutothercultures.IlldothatonedaysoonWheredoyougetmostofyourinspirationAgainmagazinesnewspaperswrittenmaterialanythingvisualisverynutritional.WhatfellowartisthasmostinfluencedyouJohnGallianoandVivienneWestwood.WhatsyourfavouritepieceofworktodateImadeafabulouskimonoofpureivorysilkandprintedhugeleavesalloveritsenormousandIadoreit.ItsondisplayathomeAndIwillwearitonedayontherightoccasion.WhatisyourfavouritepieceofclothinginyourwardrobeTheabovekimonoitmakesmesmileandIlovetotouchthesilkInfactIhaveacoupleofkimonosnowallofwhichIlovetowear.WhowouldyoumostliketositnexttoonaflighttoEuropeVivienneWestwoodtogleanherinspirationandjustlistentohertalkIfyouwerespeakingtoasecondaryschoolstudentwhowasshowinginterestinfollowinginyourfootstepswhatadvicewouldyougivethemFollowapassionbecausethatwillbeyoursuccessTalktoasmanypeopleinyourpassionateindustryaspossibletheywillbehonest.YouwillknowyourpassionfollowwithyourspiritandyourheartitwillleadyoutoabigbeautifulworldLuminaGalleryoftenholdsexhibitionsthroughouttheyearthatinvolvestudentartworksaswellasestablishedtextileartistswork.Visitwww.luminatextiles.com.auformoreinformationonLuminaGallery.LuminaGalleryislocatedat89WaverleyRoadEastMalvern3145HowdoestheworkplaceaffectyourworkandhowyouworkIwouldusuallygettoworkbeforethestoreopens.ThisisusuallythetimewhenIcangetthingsdonethataretoodangeroustodowithcustomersaround.Whenthestoreisopenyouaremoreconsciousofthecustomers.Youcanbeinterruptedbycustomersdirectlyaskingquestionsorindirectlycustomersbeinginanareawhereyouaretryingtoworkthisisallpartofthejobasintheendthecustomeristheoneyouaretryingtoimpress.WhatisadayinthelifeofNicolelikeIwouldusuallycheckovermydepartmenttomakesurealldisplayswereinplaceandclean.Afterthattherewouldbeanynumberofdutiestoperform.Settingupnewdisplays.SwappingdepartmentareasaroundtodisplayanewproductorcreatenewareasforseasonaldisplaysEgChristmas.Wealsohadtosetupandpulldownsalesetupsthisisusuallydonebeforethestoreopens.WhatisthedifferencebetweenartanddesignhowhaveyouembracedthemintoyourworkDesignisaboutfunctionandform.Thesetoolshelpyouportrayyourmessagetothepublic.ArtalsodisplaysamessagetotheviewerthoughtheArtistisusuallytryingtoportrayadeepermeaning.BothArtandDesigndependoncertainvisualelementsthatarealreadyinthepublicconscious.VMmustalsousesymbolismcolourandshapetocommunicateandenticethepublic.WhataresomeofthenegativeaspectsofyourjobVisualMerchandisingisaveryphysicaljobespeciallyinHomewaresandFurniture.Movingfurnitureandxturescanbetaxingonthebo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AIMOFTHEUNITTheaimofthisUnitofworkistwofoldStageOneistointroduceyear7and8studentstotheElementsandPrinciplesofGraphicDesignandtohavethemusetheElementsandPrinciplestocreateadesignlogoforanimaginarybusiness.ThisinvolvedaseriesofexercisesinTheVisualArtdiarytofamiliarisestudentswiththeElementsandPrinciples.AdesignBriefwasthenissuedtostudentsaskingthemto1.Createanimaginarybusinessforthemselves2.Completeasetofthumbnailsketchesofideasforalogofortheirbusiness.Createasetof4designsketcheswitheachsketchportrayingatleast2DesignElementsand2DesignPrinciples3.Selectthemosteffectivedesignlogoandre-drawitonA4CartridgePaper.TheimagemustbecolouredusingPencilPaintFoodDyePastelCrayonoracombinationofthese.StageTwoistointroducestudentstoAdobePhotoshopanddesk-toppublishingusingMicrosoftPublisher.StudentsscantheircompletedlogointoacomputeranddigitallyenhancetheimageusingPhotoshoptoolssuchascroppingchangingthecolourhuesaturationandenhancingthetextureofthelogo.ThenaldigitallyenhancedimageisthenprintedandusedinMicrosoftPublishertocreatebusinesscardsletterheadandlabelsforanoodlebox.AllelementsoftheprojectoriginalimagedigitallyenhancedimageandbusinesscardletterheadandnoodleboxaretobemountedonlargesheetsofblackCoverPaperfordisplay.ASSESSMENTAtthecompletionoftheprojectstudentscompleteaself-evaluationsheetwhichispastedinTheVisualArtDiary.TeacherassessmenttakestheformofarubricwhichdescribesthestandardofworkrequiredforOutstandingHighMediumorLowoneachtaskinvolvedwiththeproject.JudIRobertsonVisualArtTeacherHaileyburyCollegeBrightonCastleeldVISUALCOMMUNICATIONPROJECTHaileyburyCollegeBrightonCastleeldYear78ZartExtra_Term3200811Secondaryarticle brunswicksouthwestpslowtherhallANGLICANGRAMMARstleonardsbrightonstcatherinesschooltoorakfairhillshighschoolscotchcolegejuniorschoolsouthportpreparatoryschoolavemariacollegedonvalechristiancollegeawesleycollegenickochernickochernickochernickochernickocherVisualCommunicationProjectVisualDiaryTaskDrawanexampleofeachofthedesignprinciplesinyourvisualdiarywiththedenitionclearlywrittenundereachexample.www.zartart.com.au12SecondaryarticlecontMovementMovementiscausedbyusingelementsofarttogivethefeelingofactionandtoguidetheviewerseyesthroughouttheartworkLineLinecanbedenedasthemakingofacontinuousmarkofanylengthorthicknesswhichcanbestraightcurvedoranycombinationofthosetwo.Colourcolourisoneoranymixtureoftheconstituentsintowhichlightcanbeseparatedasinaspectrumorarainbow.Textureisthequalityofasurfacebeitsmoothroughpricklycrinklywrinkledstubbyetc.Spaceeverthingnaturalorman-madeexistsinspace.Spacesurroundsus.ShapeAShapeispositiveandoccupiespositivespacewhiletheareasurroundingitthebackgroundorgroundbecomesanegativeshapeoranegativespace.DesignPrinciplesThewaysinwhichwearrangeororganisethedesignelementsTypewrittencommunicationACompositionOpencompositioniswhentheelementsarenotsurroundedbyorextendbeyondaborder.Closedcompositioniswhentheelementsareenclosedwithinaborder.BalanceSymmetricalbalanceiswhenthecompositionismirrorimaged.Asymmetricalbalanceiswhenthecompositionisnotamirrorimagebuttheelementsstaybalanced.ScaleScaleiswhenthesizechangesbuttheelementsstayinproportiontoeachother.EmphasisEmphasisinacompositionreferstodevelopingpointsofinteresttopulltheviewerseyetoimportantpartsofthebodyofthework.ProportionProportionreferstotherelativesizeandscaleofthevariouselementsinadesign.ContrastContrastiswhenelementsareoppositetoeachothertoshowdifferenceanddiversityinanartwork.CroppingCroppingistoremoveunwantedpartsofanelementtocreatefocusanddrawattentiontotheremainingportion.PatternPatterniswhenelementsarerepeatedoralternated.RhythmRhythmisatypeofmovementindesign.Itisseeninrepeatingofshapesandcolours.Alternatinglightsanddarksalsogiveasenseofrhythm.Elements-ArtandDesignNBDenitionsandterminologymaydifferslightly ZartExtra_Term3200813ShapeColourLineSpaceTextureElementsofArt25InspiringVisualsPosterArtPackAllimagesbyNICKOCHER.NicKocherandTheCreativeSchoolSupplyCompany2008TheElementsofArtPackwillbringtheworldintotheclassroomandenableourstudentstodiscoverthelinesshapescolourstexturesandspacesthatarepartoftheireveryday.ThephotographspresentedinthispackarefromrealplacesandinourtimewhichwillchallengeourstudentstolookattheirworldtoinspiretheirownArtMaking.TheimagespresentedintheElementsofArtPackgivestrongreferencestotheArtElementsandthesupportmaterialwillassistteacherstogenerateadiscussionthatencouragesdeeperthinkingandtheuseofArtlanguage.AnopportunitytolookdeeplyatanimageandtothenarticulatearesponsetothatimageisaskillthattransfersfromtheArtroomandintoothercurriculumlearningareas.IfyouaresearchingforwaystosparknewandwonderfulArtworksandtodevelopVisualLiteracyinyourschoolthenconsidertheElementsofArtPack.FiveelementsofArtaresuperblyillustratedinA3photographsbyNicKocher.Thispackof25postersvedifferentimagesdepictingShapeTextureSpaceColourandLinepresentawonderfulteachingresourcefortheexplorationofeachoftheseelementsofart.TeachernoteswrittenbyKateHartareonthereversesideofeachcardtobeusedasastartingpointfordiscussion.Abriefoverviewoftheelementleadsontoadescriptionofeachphotographandthenthisislinkedinwithstudentartworksillustratingthesameelementofart.EachPack100.00110.00UsingtheElementsofArtpackDiscussRespondCreateLearnInspireHowtousethisPackavailablelateaugustCDofimagesalsoincluded Interm12008studentsatCauleldGrammarWheelersHillCampuscompletedamosaicmuralthatwasundertakentocelebratethebirthdayoftheirTheNanjingCampuswhichopenedin1998andwastherstinternationalcampusforanAustralianschool.TheschoolsInternationalismProgrambasedatitsNanjingCampusinChinaprovidesaround300Year9studentseachyearwiththeuniqueexperienceoflivingandlearninginanothercountryforveweeks.ThemuralistobeerectedonthesiteoftheirschoolinNanjing.JuniorschoolstudentsundertheartisticdirectionoftheirVisualArtsteacherJulesWhiteandartistinresidenceJaneByrnecreatedamosaicmuralthatreectedtheessenceofthewonderfulculturalartisticandarchitecturalfeaturesofMelbourne.Studentsbrainstormedthemostimportantandrecognizablefeaturesandtransposedtheseontoa3metrewideby1.2metreshighmosaicmural.Theworkisacombinationofhand-madepaintedceramicpiecescommercialtilessprigsandglass.JaneByrneCauleldGrammarWheelersHillCampusShoeCardsandEnvelopesTheoptionsfordecoratingthisblankcardareplentifulandofferthestudentasimpleformtolettheircreativetalentstakeform.UseaselectionofpapersacetateHoneycombandfabrictocollageontothefrontandinnersectionsofthiscard.Alternativelythiscardlendsitselftoasimplecolourandpatternexerciseusingnelinepensmetallicmarkersandcolouredpencils.Pktof10......10.7511.83PapierMacheMiniShoesAnovelminiatureboxforstudentstodecoratewithcollageandconstructionmedia.Createasimplegiftordecoration.MadeofsturdyPapierMacheandwillmakefabuloustrinketboxesforfamilyorfriends.Assorteddesignsineverypack.Pktof9pairs.....22.9725.27Melbourne-aMosaicAuniquetouchofMelbourneinChina...ThethemefortheZartArtExpoDayheldonJuly11wasShoeRevue.FormoreinspirationontheshoescreatedonthedaypleasevisitourCustomerServiceCentreat441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthMelbourne3129www.zartart.com.au14blueitalicpricesdonotincludegstBoldblackpricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntilseptember19th2008 Threequartersofthemiseriesandmisunderstandingsintheworldwouldnishifpeopleweretoputontheshoesoftheiradversariesandunderstoodtheirpointsofview.-MahatmaGandhiShoeswererstusedforthepurposeofshieldingourfeetagainstnaturalhazardssuchasroughterrainandinclementweather.Evidencesuggeststhatearlymanwrappedhisfeetinanythinghecouldgetholdofbarkleavesoranimalhide.Inwarmerpartsoftheworldsandalmakingwasdevelopedtoshieldagainstburningsurfacesandweremadeofavarietyofplantbresoftenattachedwithalooporstraparoundthetoe.Tothisdayfootwearhasretaineditspragmaticpurposebutashistoryrevealswehumanscannotrestrainourinventivecreativeandexpressiveurgesandsotandcomfortaswellasaestheticandself-expressivefeatureshaveemergedasequallyimportantcomponentofshoes.AstudyofshoeswouldbeanexcitingprojecttoundertakeallowingconnectionswithmanypartsofthecurriculumhistorysocialstudiesreligionsciencetechnologyandEnglish.Thisresearchwouldthenactasaninspirationforartmaking.ConsidersomeoftheareasofstudyyoucanexploreTheancientnorthernChineseadvancedshoe-makingwhentheyinventedboneneedlesforsewingleatheranddyingleatherwithplantextractionswhilethesouthernChinesemadestrawshoesusingbambooneedlesandaxthread.Between11th-early20thcenturywealthyChinesewomenenduredthetorturouscustomoffootbindingasitwasthoughtthatsmallfeetweremorefeminineandasymbolofwealth.Tinylotusshoeshadtobeespeciallymadeforthesesmallfeet.InancientEgyptfootweardenotedsocialstatus.Redoryellowsandalswithpointedtoeswerereservedforthearistocracycommonersworeplaitedpapyrusonesandtheslaveswentbarefootorworesandalsmadefrompalmleaves.TheRomansarrivedinBritainwithopensandalsbutsoondevelopedclosedtoestylestosuittheBritishweather.Medievalartisansskilfullystitchedanklebootsandturnshoeswithbasictoolsandtechniques.Thetoeoftheshoecametoasharppointknownasascorpiontailandindicatedthestatusofthewearerhencethekingandhiscourtworeshoeswiththelongesttoes.TherstcowboybootsweremadeinAmericain1876andbecamesopopularbecauseoftheirpragmaticfeaturesthepointedtoesallowedittoslipeasilyintostirrupstheheelanchoredthefootinthestirrupsandthetallbootprotectedagainstchangcactusandsnakes.Therearealsomanytraditionsandcustomsassociatedwithshoes.InChinaitisetiquettetotakeoffonesshoeswhenenteringahome.ReligiousprotocolrequiresMuslimstotakeofftheirshoeswhenenteringmosques.Todaytheshoeindustrymakespurpose-builtshoeswhichhaveveryspecicfeaturesforbikinghorseridingrunninghikingetc.ItwouldbeinterestingtoexplorethedevelopmentofparticulartypesofshoesforexamplefromclogstoCrocs.Amaterialsstudycouldlookatthevarietyofinterestingmaterialsthathavebeenandareusedforshoe-makingforexampleleathersilkfeltfabricpapyruswoodrubberandplastic.FamousstoriessuchasCinderellaandPussinBootsandthemovieKinkyBootsifappropriatewiththeirshoefocuscouldbeexplored.Theworldofadvertisingandwomenspenchantforshoescouldbeanotherangle.HaveyoueversteppedinsomeoneelsesshoesDoyouknowofanyonewhosuffersfromfootinmouthLetsstepoutandlearnmoreabout.shoessstssls1ffsZartExtra_Term3200815Activity-MahatmaG BookSpotlightBookSpotlightBookSpotlightTheAlphabetChristmasZartEducationThisbookTheAlphabetChristmasexploresthelanguageassociatedwithChristmas-lettersofthealphabetwordsandphrases.ThethemealsoprovidesanopportunitytodelveintotheoriginsanddevelopmentofwrittenlanguageespeciallytheEnglishlanguage.Studentsmaydrawinspirationfromthisnewlyacquiredknowledgefortheirartmaking.Theymaythenplayandexperimentwithtechniquesmaterialsandtheelementsofartsuchasshapelinecolourandpatterntoachieveaestheticallypleasingartworks.CreateyourownChristmasdecorationsandcardswiththesestep-by-stepactivitiessuitableforallagelevels.NBParticipantstoChristmasworkshopsseeWorkshopinsertreceiveafreecopyofthisbook.DueOctober12008Each..............31.8235.00NewResourcesTheArtBookforChildrenBookTwoThissecondvolumecontinuestoexpandthemindsandcreativityofchildrenagedfromseventoeleven.Worksbythirtynewartistsfromperiodshavebeenselectedtoencouragechildrentoaskwhyartistsdowhattheydo.Fromdrawingsandpaintingstosculpturesandinstallationsthisbookisidealtosharewithstudentstheintrinsicbeautyofartworks.80pp.............27.2329.95DecodingDesignUnderstandingandusingsymbolsinvisualcommunicationMaggieMacnabThisbookrevealshowcommonsymbolsandshapeslikecirclessquaresandtrianglescanlendgreatermeaningtoadesign.Bydeconstructingfamouslogosandothersampledesignsyoulllearnhowtocommunicatecomplexinformationquicklyandintuitivelywithuniversalandmeaningfulpatterns.Youllalsodiscoverhowotherdisciplinessuchasphilosophymathandphysicsinuencegreatdesignandcanhelpyoupresentideasinaholisticandcompellingmanner.232pp...........45.4549.99ThePenlandBookofCeramicsMasterClassesinCeramicTechniquesThisbookisidealforsecondaryortertiarystudentswantingtogaininspirationfortheirceramicwork.Tentalentedartistsdemonstratetheirmethodsinaseriesofinstructivephotographs.Theyalsodiscusstheirinterestandafnitywithdifferentinuencesandmethodsandpresentworkbyotherartistswhoseworktheyadmire.Noteafullmaletorsoinclayispictured.208pp...........27.2629.99OvertheRainbowPhilippaStichbury-CooperHasbeenwrittenforteachersofjuniorclasses.Eachunitofworkhasbeencompletedoveraseriesofindepthsequentiallessonsthatallowthechildrentobuildanddevelopontheirpreviousworkknowledgeandunderstanding.Newwaysofmakingartworksareintroducedasthechildrenbecomefamiliarwiththeirtheme.Examplesofotherartistsworksareincludedforchildrentodiscussrespondtoandconsider.72pp.............40.9145.00OvertheMoonPhilippaStichbury-CooperThisbookisdesignedforteachersasaspringboardforteachingmeaningfulartintheirclassroom.Itprovidessequentialdevelopmentofvisualartskillandconceptsinlinewithcurriculumrequirementsforprimaryschoolstudents.Includedare20unitseachofwhichfollowsthecreationofanartpiecefromconceptiontocompletionwithstep-by-stepinstructionsandaccompanyingphotosaswellastechniqueandmanagementtips.CDincludedwithcurriculumplanningoverviewsandassessmentguidelines.TheauthorisaNewZealandbasedteacherhoweverthecurriculumguidelinesarenotdissimilartoourownandcaneasilybeadjusted.78pp............40.9145.00TheChinaBookApeopleaplaceacultureLi-YuLaiHungThisisagreatprimaryschoolresourceontheessenceofChineseculturethepeopleandtheircountry.Asoftcoverbookbrilliantlyillustratedwithlimitedtextbutidealforthestudenttocommencetheirresearchintothisfascinatingcountry.IncludesCalligraphytheChineseDragonPaperCuttingKungFuChineseZodiacjusttomentionafew.30pp............15.4516.9916ZartExtra_Term32008newresourcesblueitalicpricesdonotincludegstBoldblackpricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntilseptember19th2008 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StrathconaBaptistGirlsGrammarSchooloffersArttoallyearlevels.ArtisapopularsubjectforgirlsthatarecreativeandwanttostudyArtsafterVCE.TheschoolhasjustnishedbuildingthemuchanticipatedCreativeandPerformingArtCentrewhichwillbeoperationalfromtheendofAugust.TheunitofworkonselfidentitywasdevelopedforagroupofYear10Ceramicsstudentsandtookplaceoverapproximately18practicalsessionstwoperiodsaweekinrstsemester.Theorywasstudiedseparatelyfromthispracticalclass.TheceramicbustswereinspiredbytheworkofAhXiananartistwhowasborninBeijingandnowlivesinSydney.Iwantedtheunitofworktohaveaverystrongtechnicalaspectaswellasprovideanopportunityforeachstudenttodeveloptheirownpersonalskillsandinterests.TheartofAhXianalsoprovidedanexcellenttopicforaclassdiscussionondeningtheroleofanartistandthedifferencesbetweenartistdesignerandtheartistasdirector.IbeganbyshowingthegirlsarangeofimagesofAhXiansworkandotherartistsincludingUkranianartistSergeiIsupov.Thestudentswereaskedtodesignsomeimagerythatreectedtheirselfidentity.Thisinvolvedsketchesandscrapbookingintotheirvisualdiariesanyusefulandrelevantimageryincludingotherartworks.Eachheadwasconstructedusingarangeoftechniquesbeginningwithaheavyslabandthenaddingcoilstobuildupthebasicframework.Theslabwasformedintoathickhollowcylinderfromwhichtobeginshapingtheshouldersneckandlowerjaw.Usingmirrorstoreecttheirownfeaturesthegirlsmanipulatedtheclaytofabricatethecontoursoftheheads.Whentheybeganaddingthenedetailstheheadsgainedcharacterandchangeddramaticallyinamatterofdays.ThegirlswereabletoappreciateZartExtra_Term420083SecondaryArticleSelfidentityClaybustsinspiredbytheartofAhXianStrathconaBaptistGirlsGrammarSchool Individuallyandcollaborativelystudentsexploretheirownworksandworksbyotherartistsworkingindifferenthistoricandculturalcontextssomeofthegeneralcharacteristicsoffacialanatomyandproportionthroughthis.SomeclayanimationsbyJanSvankmajerprovidedusefulinspirationatthisstage.AtthispointIwantedthemtoachieveapracticalunderstandingoftherangeofdecorativeoptionsavailableinceramicsandarrangedaseriesofstudentresearchedmini-workshopsessionsduringclasswhileworkingonthesculptures.EachstudentchoseadifferenttopicfromalistIgavethemtoresearchandpresenttotherestoftheclass.IencouragedthemtoexperimentwithawidevarietyoftechniquesincludingsilkscreenprintingonclaytheuseofheavymetaloxidesfordecorationandcolourlowtemperatureporcelainEgyptianpasteandearthenwareglazes.Itwasimportanttogiveeachstudentsufcientinformationaboutthetopicssothatsheknewwhattolookforwhenresearching.PriortotheselectionofthetopicsIshowedtheclasssamplesofeachtechniqueusingphotographsandpiecesofmyownwork.Idiscussedthetopicswitheachstudenttheweekbeforetheirpresentation.Animportantpartofthiswasalsolearninghowtosafelyhandlemanyofthesematerials.Thestudentsenjoyedhearingabouteachnewtopicfromaclassmateandtheyhadfunexperimentingwitheachtechnique.Becausetheywereabletochoosetheirowntopicitgavethemasenseofownershipoftheirlearning.Theexperienceofthesedecorativetechniquesessionswasinvaluableforthenalstageinthedecorationoftheheads.Severaloftheresearchtopicsweredirectlyincorporatedintothedecorativenishesusedbythestudentsontheheads.Inthenalclasseachstudentevaluatedtheirexperiencesfromthesemester.EveCloseVisualArtTeacherStrathconaBaptistGirlsGrammarSchoolAtaGlanceOrderofevents-overtwoterms1.IntroductiontoAhXianandstudentsbeginceramicbustconstructionafterdemonstrationoftechniques.2.Clayconstruction.3.Groupdiscussion.4.Developmentofideasforimagerythroughouttheunitasstudentsrevisedandalteredtheirideas.5.Weeklypresentationbyastudentontheirselectedtopicfollowedbygroupparticipationwithpracticaltestingofthetechniqueandormaterial.6.Firingoftestsamples.7.Gradualcompletionofbuststrialsfordecorativenish.8.Completionandring.SomeVELSobjectivesforLevel6CeramicsCreatingandMakingBuildstrongtechnicalskillsinusingclayanddecorativetechniquesDevelopasoundunderstandingofthematerialsinvolvedCreatearangeofceramicpiecesandtrialmultipletechniquesDevelopandresolveideasandartisticconceptsExploreandresearchusingtheinternetandvariousotherresourcesMaintainavisualdiaryBuildindependenceandcondenceinlearning.www.zartart.com.au4SecondaryArticleContPhotographsbyeveclose TATURAPRIMARYSCHOOLWHITEHORSEHOMEEDUCATORSPAKENHAMCONSOLIDATEDSCHOOLZartExtra_Term420085situatedatzartcustomerservicecentreisZartsStudentGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkcreatedbystudentsfromLevels17.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterms.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirvisualart.Wearealwaysonthelookoutforartworktobedisplayedinourgalleryfrombothprimaryandsecondarylevels.IfyouhaveanypiecesofartworkthatwouldbeofsomeinterestpleaseemailphotosofworkstoJanoneterminadvance.PleasecontactZartEducationforfurtherinformationregardingthegalleryon0398901867orbyemailonjanzartart.com.augallerydetailsAustraliasHistoryThroughTheEyesOfItsArtists.ThisVisualArtunitwascreatedtosupportthelevel4classroomInquiryunitofAustralianHistoryatAspendaleGardensPrimarySchool.Studentsworkedingroupsof45toresearchplananddesignandrecreateapieceofartworkfromanyperiodofourhistory.TheaimwasforstudentstogainagreaterunderstandingofaspectsofAustraliashistorythroughastudyofartworkscreatedandtheartistswhocreatedthematvarioustimesduringourhistory.Partoneofthetaskwasforstudentstoworkingroupsof3or4tochoosethenrecreateinthreadsandtextilesacollageoftheirchosenartworkonacanvas1.2x1m.Parttwoofthetaskwasforstudentstoresearchthelifeoftheirchosenartist.Groupsfoundthetaskofdecidingwheretobeginoverwhelmingatrst.Wediscusseddecidingonanappropriatefabricforthebackground.Welookedatcolourtextureline.Weexploredvarioustexturesoffabricsandlookedatchangingfabricsaddingtexturebythreadingweavinglayeringoneormorefabricsoveroneanother.AssessmentofthistaskwasbasedonDesignInventivenessandCreativityUseofmaterialsJoiningtechniquesandskillsandStudentsskillstoworkco-operativelyandusetimeeffectively.SeeZartwebsiteforthecompletewriteupofthisunit.www.zartart.com.auJulieLachVisualArtsTeacherAspendaleGardensPrimarySchoolBoxHillHighSchoolWireworkCamelotRisePrimarySchoolSunsChristCollegeSouthYarraWindMillsRuytonGirlsSchoolComputerArtDoncasterGardensPrimarySchoolSpaceShipsArdeerSouthPrimarySchoolAntarcticaStrathconaBaptistGirlsSchoolCeramicBustsGreythornPrimarySchoolHandsAspendaleGardensPrimarySchoolAustralianArtPakenhamConsolidatedSchoolFishMethodistLadiesCollegeChineseBrushScreensMorelandPrimarySchoolFlowersOrmondPrimarySchoolNaturalDisastersOurHolyRedeemerSurreyHillsTreesTaturaPrimarySchoolCartoonsCamberwellGrammarAngelsRomseyPrimarySchoolAustralianArtWhitehorseHomeEducatorsYoungArtistsexhibitiontermfourvermontsecondarycollegeStudentGallerytermfour16thSeptember-26thNovember2008YellowBrickRoadThisexhibitionisajourneyalongtheYellowBrickroad.ItisajourneynotonlyofcreativitythroughArtbutastudyofLiteraturethroughstorytellingandIllustration.OndisplayatCareyGrammarDonvaleuntillateNovember.RingJeanetteJenningson0398422166tomakeanappointmenttoseethisdisplay.amustsee... IrstmetNicholasHutchesonatlastyearsA.E.V.Conference.HewaspresentinghimselfasanArtistwhohadreceivedaFellowshiptovisitAntarcticain2008.FrancesEvansandGeorginaReidpresentedtheirDVDasartistswhohadrecentlyreturnedfromArtistFellowshipstoAntarcticaandIwasoverwhelmedbythebeautytheywereabletocapturebothphotographicallyandmusicallyaspartoftheirproject.NickhadadifferentreasonforattendingtheConference.HewaslookingforSchoolstocommunicatewithhimwhileinAntarcticaandpossiblyparticipateinhisExhibitionuponhisreturn.WhatanopportunityIthoughtformystudentstoaccessnotonlytheartistbuttheCreativeProcess.AfterthepresentationNickstoodintheFoyerclipboardinhandandafterabriefchatweweresignedon.UsuallythechildrenIteachareluckytoaccesstheartistbehindtheartworkbutNickwasofferingmore.IwasthinkingoftheGrade56areaandthepotentialforintegratingitbackintotheclassroom.LuckilymyschoolstillemploysanArtsSpecialistandhasaStudiosoaspectsoftheprojectcouldstandaloneandtheAntarcticThemecouldrunaslongaswasnecessary.WhenIreturnedtoschoolboththeGrade56teacherswerereallyexcited.ItcouldbeadaptedtotintoaCommunicationThemetheywereplanningandwewereallexcitedaboutitspotentialformakingGlobalWarmingissuesalittlemoretangibleforthechildren.NickcameinandweshowedthechildrenAntarcticavisuallyboththroughGeorginasDVDandimagesNickhadpreparedasaslideshow.TheyaskedquestionsandwesetuptheconceptofthembeingabletoemailNickandreceivewebpageswhilehewasaway.Mychildrendontoftenhaveconversationswithartistsandtheirfacesweremagic.NicktoldthemwhereAntarcticawasandhowcolditmightbewhilehewasthere.HeexplainedwhyhewasinterestedtogoandhowhehadreceivedtheFellowship.Wetalkedaboutconditionshemightexperienceandhowthismightaffecthisabilitytodraworpaint.Nickalsoshowedthechildrensomeofhisartworksothattheybecamefamiliarwithhimasanartist.HepaintsreneriesintheWesternSuburbsandasmyschoolisclosetothesemychildrenrespondedtothefamiliarimages.NickwastoleaveattheendofJanuary2008sowearrangedforhimtomeettheGrade45childrenwhowouldbeGrade562008inDecember.InthemeantimeIhadvisitedGeorginaandboughtacopyofherDVDtoshowthechildrenanddiscoveredthatthehusbandofafriendofminehadgonetoAntarcticatodocumentanArtistsjourneytwoyearsbefore.IrangMatthewandhewasverygenerousandsupportive.HehadaDVDtooandheapsofuncutfootageifneeded.IorganisedtohavehimcometotalktothechildrenwhileNickwasawaytobridgethegapandmakethingsalittlelessabstract.HismoviewhichhadappearedontheABCdocumentedStephenEastaughashetravelledtoAntarctica.ItshowedconditionswhichweresoseverethatononeparticularoccasionitwasalmostimpossibleforStephentoopenthedoortothelittlehuthewasstayinginwhileheproducedhisartwork.TheyalsosawStephenhavingtore-thinkhisoriginalplantopaintonalargescaleasthehuthewasstayingindidntofferhimenoughoorspacetounrollhiscanvas.AswewatchedMatthewsDVDwesawtheBasesNickwouldbevisiting.MatthewshowedussomeabandonedBaseswhichcannotbecleaneduporremoved.Thechildrendidntrealiseuntiltheendofthemoviethattheywereintheroomwiththeactuallm-makerandwhentheyapplaudedtheywereapplaudingthemansittingatthefront.TheywereabletoaskMatthewquestionsaboutwhatNickwouldbeexperiencingandwhatitwaslikewhenhehadbeentoAntarctica.Itwasgreat.WebrainstormedsomethingswemightdobackatschooltosimulatesomeofthethingsNickmightbedoinganddecidedtodrawICEintheStudiowhilestandingonwobbleboardswearingmittens.Nickthoughtthiswasgreatandcouldntwaittoseewhatthechildrencameupwith.Nickstayedforaboutanhourandthenwesaidgoodbyetohim.ThenextcommunicationwewouldhavewithNickwouldhappenaftertheSummerHolidaysviatheInternet.Theseedhadbeenplanted.NickandIcommunicatedviaemailduringtheholidaysandhesetupawebpageandlinkssothatcommunicationwouldbefairlysimple.Nickdesignswebpagesasafreelanceartistsowewereinforsomethingspecial.Ididntrealisethenjusthowspecial.ThechildrenhadbeenaskedtothinkofquestionsthatNickcouldanswerwhilehewasinAntarctica.WeemailedthesetoNickandeachweekhewouldansweraquestionfromadifferentchildatadifferentschoolanditwouldappearalongwithillustrationsonhiswebpageHeadingSouth.DimitriaGrade56studentfrommyschoolwassoexcitedwhenhisquestionaboutthecoldesttemperatureNickhadexperiencedappearedonthewebpage.Nickswebpageswerebrilliant.TheyhadvesectionsDrawingsWordoftheWeekInterviewWeatherandYourQuestions.Eachsectionexpandedintoitsownmulti-pagedocument.Nickwouldsendushisdrawingsoftheweekwhichcouldincludeasmanyaselevenimages.Wecouldseewhathehadbeenseeingandwhattechniquesandmediahehadbeenusing.WordsoftheweekwereAntarcticrelatedforexampleAntarcticNose-wiperMitt-aglovewithasheepskinpadonthebackforwipingyournosewithoutfreezingyourhands.Interviewswerebeautifulastheanswerswerehand-writteneventhoughthewholedocumentwascomputergenerated.Theseincludedacoupleofdrawingsofthepersonbeinginterviewed.Weatherwouldbedrawnandtemperatureswouldbeincludedjusttoputusinthepicture.YourQuestionssectionwouldincludethequestionandtheAntarcticaAnArtExplorationwww.zartart.com.au6Primaryarticle answerandusuallysomeaccompanyingdrawings.TheroofnearlyewofftheschoolwhenDimitrisawhisnameonthewebpageandhisquestionwasansweredbyNick.Itwasaveryexcitingmomentinalittleboyslife.Weprintedthewebpagesincolourandlaminatedthemsothatwecoulddisplaythemandbindthemintoabook.Wewouldalsoreceiveemailsinbetweentheweeklywebpages.Thursday28022008...Wehavetravelledthehugedistanceof3milesin24hours.Theboatpowersupforwardsmaybe50meachtimeandreversesandchargesuptotheiceagainandagainandagain.Wehave15milesofthistogetthroughtotheopenwaterinfrontofMawson.Wednesday12032008GettingtoMawsonrequiredadegreeofpatience.30somethinghourstotravel15Nauticalmilesthroughthickice.Groupsofpenguinswalkingtowardslandoftenovertooktheship.ItwasveryexcitingcomingtoworkandndinganemailfromAntarcticaWhileNickwasawaywetriedtoimmerseourselvesinAntarcticabackatschool.UsingInteractiveWhiteboardswewereabletoprojectimagestodraw.WedrewtheAuroraAustraliswhichistheshipNicktravelledonandQuadbikesAdelePenguinssealsandiceformations.WetrieddrawingtheseinastylelikeNicks.Hisartworkisquitelinearsoweworkedinfeltpenanddidnttakeourpenoffthepageaswedrew.TheICEdrawingwasgreatfunandastheicemeltedthechildrenbecameawareofallthepatternsandtexturesofeachsurfaceoftheiceblock.WeinvestigatedtakingthechildrentotheICEBARinRussellStreetbutunfortunatelythisprovedtobecostprohibitive.WhenNickreturnedhecamebacktotalktousandshowusallhisphotographsandsomeoftheartworkhehadmadewhileaway.Wehadseenalotofitonthewebsitebuttheseweretheoriginals.Heevenshowedussomeofhisdudworks.Usuallyhedoesntshowanyonethebadstuffbutheshowedus.Itwasamazingtothinkthatapractisingartistmademistakesthatevenhewasembarrassedabout.Hetoldushowharditwastodrawiceandwaterespeciallywhenalotofthewaterwasblack.WeshowedhimourVisualDiariesandtheworkwehadbeenmaking.Hetalkedwithusaboutitandheevencomplimentedourdrawings.Thatwasreallygreat.Wehadatasktochooseourfavouritetwodrawingsandtransformonetotheotherthrougheightframes.Wereallyenjoyedmakingtheseanditwasfundrawingtheshapesastheymergedinandoutofeachother.Dimitritriedtouseamorphingprogrammetoreproducethisonthecomputerbutitwouldntsave.Wewillhavetokeepinvestigatingthisideaasitwouldlookamazing.WehavelaminatedourTransformationpiecesandboundthemintoabookasagiftforNickforworkingwithus.IwantedthechildrentohaveasessiononNicholasHutchesontheartistandthechildrenGoogledNickandstartedwritingthingsdowntopresenttotheothersandthenIthoughtthisisridiculous.NicholasHutchesonisaliveandaccessiblesoIaskedNickifhewouldpresenthimself.HeagreedmodestlyandcameinandtalkedtothechildrenaboutgrowingupinEnglandandNorwayanddrawingX-Mencharactersfromcomics.Atthispieceofinformationmanyoftheboysinthegroupleanedinandstartedtoreallyengage.ExpressionssuchasMADandCoolwereowingfreely.Healsolikedlookingatgraftiandskateboarddeckdesigns.HetoldusthathisfatherdesignedOilRigplatformsandheusedtogiveNickhisoldblueprintsonwhichtodraw.Nickusedtodrawonthebackoftheselargepiecesofpaperbuthealsotracedsectionsoftherigdesignstoo.WhenNickwasthinkingaboutwhathemightwanttodohethoughtthathemightliketogotoArtSchoolandsoheappliedandwasaccepted.Hewatchedwhattheotherstudentsweredoingandsharedideasandthatishowhecametobeanartist.Heshowedussomeofhisartworkandsomethingshecollectstodrawbirdskeletonsandbitsofwoodstoneswithinterestingsurfaces.HehadanexhibitionaftergoingtoChileanddrawingsomemummieshehadfoundthere.Thesewerereallycolourfulconsideringthattheyweredeadpeople.Healsolikestodrawbarkontreesandhumanbodies.Sometimeswhenhedrawsyoucanseebonesthatwouldbeontheinsideeventhoughitisreallyadrawingoftheoutsideofthebody.SometimesNickwilldrawasectionofafaceorleaveoffthehairorpartofthehead.Helikestodrawreneriesandhewilldrawgraftionthemormakethemlookliketheyaremetal.Healsopaintsguresthatlookliketheyaremadeofmetal.Onepieceofartworkhebroughtwithhimwasapaintingofalizardthathadswallowedanechidnaanddied.Hefounditinamuseumanditwasreallyoldandsemi-decayingsohemadelotsofdrawingsfromdifferentanglesandheworkedtwointocompletedpaintings.Weweregladthathetoldusitwasalizardbecauseitwasslightlyabstractinstyleandinitiallywethoughtitwasarabbit.Hesaidthatitisscaryhavinganexhibitionbecausepeoplecanbequitecriticalandnoteveryonewilllikewhatyoudo.Healsotoldustobelieveinourselvesbecauseyouhavetolikewhatyouaredoingandifyoustartedtochangethingsinyourworktopleaseeverybodyelsethatwouldntworkeither.NickleftforAntarcticawiththeintentionofhavinganexhibitionofhisartwork.Hedidnthaveaconcreteplanforwhatthoseworkswouldbelikeotherthantodrawasmuchashecouldwhilehewasawaysothathewouldhavelotsofimagestodevelopwhenhecamehome.Hisplanistoincludesomeofourartworkinhisexhibition.Thisissoexciting.ThiswontbeuntilOctoberNovemberthisyear.WewillallgototheExhibitionasthiswillcompleteourjourneywithNickandwewillseehowtheexhibitionlooksandseeourartworkinit.RuthCroninVisualArtsTeacherArdeerSouthPrimarySchoolZartExtra_Term420087 ForsomeyearsnowatCroydonWestPrimarySchoolwehavebeenredevelopingourschoolgroundstoprovidefantasticlearningspacesforourchildren.Notonlydoesitprovideauthenticlearningopportunitiesforourstudentsbutithashadapositiveimpactonthecultureofourschoolandbehaviourandattitudesofourstudents.WehavealsobeenfortunatetowinvariousStateSchoolsgardenawardsandrecentlywerenalistsintheSustainableCitiesProudSchoolsaward.Webegansomeyearsagoworkingwithourstudentstoredesignvariousgardenareasusingtheirideasandoftenwiththemconstructingplantingandmaintainingthem.WenowhavechooksveggiesanorchardourPeaceGardenTheBushTuckerGardenaFroghabitataSensorygardenandmorerecentlyourstudentshavedesignedaDiscoveryGarden.Wefoundthatasourchildrenbecamemoreinvolvedinourgardensitwastherethattheychosetoplayconstructingplayenvironmentsfromfoundnaturalmaterials.Cubbiesminiworldsetc.Duringtheholidayswedugupalargeareaofasphaltandlandscapersworkingonelementsofthechildrensdesignscreatedawonderfulgardenusingonlynaturalmaterials.Thestudentsdesignbriefwastocreateaplayspacewhichwouldbeinclusiveforallagesandabilitieswassafeusednaturalmaterialsprovidedaspacefordiscoveryandwasfun.Theycreateddrawingsoftheirconceptsandincludedelementsofwaterrocksgrassyhillstunnelscavessandseatingplantsanarchapathetc.Whilenoteveryelementoftheirdesignwaspossiblewhentheyreturnedveryexcitedlyaftertheholidaystheyallcouldseesomethingtheyeachhadenvisioned.WewereblessedwithanamazinglyperfectweekofsunshinewhenthestudentsreturnedwhichallowedmeastheArtTeacherSustainableFuturesTeachertobeginusingthiswonderfulspaceformyartsessionsandSustainableFutureslessons.SomeoftheactivitiesincludedDiscussionsabouttextureshapelineform.FindingandmatchingcoloursfromsmallcoloursamplesinourDiscoveryGarden.MixingcolourstomatchourcoloursinthegardenusingOcaldoBlocksgreatforoutdoorartsessions.Usingasmallviewingframetofocusinonatextureinourgarden.Studentsdrewonetheylovedusinga4Bgreylead.TheythenusedOcaldoPaintstoaddcolour.Astheyhadalreadyexploredthistheywereverycondent.Observationaldrawingofseedpodsfoundinourschoolyard.Linktobotanicart.Weusedmagnifyingglassestofocusinontextureandform.DrawingeucalyptusleavesinArtlineLiquidCrayonsonlongnarrowpiecesofpaper.Studentsthensprayedalittlewaterontotheirdrawingtoallowthecolourstoblend.Theyaddedtextureandmarkingsontheirleaf.StudentsusedviewingframesandPortfolioPastelstocreateartworksoftheamazingbarkonsomeofourmanytrees.Thisblewawaythepreconceivedconceptofusingbrownandgreenfortreesassomestudentsdiscoveredthatgreysandwhitewereneededinstead.Smudgingandblendingtechniquescreatedamazingresults.StudentsthenchoseatreetodrawusingPortfolioPastels.InthepastwehaveusedourgardenstoinspireustopaintSpringtimeinourFlowerGardencreatesculpturesClaycirclesoffriendsandPeacedovesinourPeacegardencreatingsignagefordifferentgardenschookdrawingssoftchooksculpturesenvironmentalartinsectandcocoonsculpturesetc.Ourstudentshavelearnedtolovetheirenvironmentobserveandrecordchangesandnoticeinterestingtexturescoloursandforms.ItiswonderfultoworkinsuchanenvironmentRuthBodeArtTeacherSustainableFuturesTeacherCroydonWestPrimarySchoolwww.zartart.com.au8LearnscapingourschoolProlearticlePhotographsbyrtuhbode Imaginebeingabletowatchrescuedandrehabilitatedorang-utansplayinginthewildatthemagnicentSepilokOrang-utanrescuecentreinNorthBorneo.Duringtheterm2holidaysIwasprivilegedtobeabletodothis.InthedwindlingrainforestsofMalaysiaitisestimatedthatunlesshelpistohandforthesegentleapestheywillbeextinctinthewildwithin10years.Sepilokhavealreadysuccessfullyrehabilitatedhundredsoforang-utansbacktothewild.Sepilokreplacesthemothersteachingbypairingtheyoungsterswithanolderorphanwhowillshowthemtheskillstheyhavealreadylearnt.ItwaswiththisbothmagnicentandhauntingexperienceIreturnedtomyartsprogramdeterminedtousetheartstoassisttheprogramandinspireawarenessinourlocalcommunity.Afterclassdiscussionandviewingofvideofootageandphotoswedecidedtoraisefundsandadoptanorphan.Senababyorang-utanorphanedinthepalmoilplantationsandonly4monthsoldbecamethefocusofourdrawingandcomputerartsprograms.Wedecidedtocreateacollaborativehandmadebookofourartworkandthoughtsandsendittothecentreinsupportofitswork.Wecreatedrecycledpaperfromoldenvelopesandpapersandincludeddrawingpaintingcollageanddigitalart.Theunitofworkdevelopedandwesoonhadmoreworkthanwecouldpossiblysendsowecreatedfromsomeofourobservationaldrawingsprintsandcollageposterstoraiseawarenessofdeforestationandpalmoilplantations.OurartsunitincludedalookatjunglesincludingtheworkofartistssuchasHenriRouseausTropicalforestwithMonkeysJaneTengrovesLookingBackandAmericanPrimateartistTisoslargetwometrepaintingsofOrang-utans.WethencomparedthesewithlocalMalaysianartistIshakwhosedrawingsIhadpurchasedinKotaKinabaluFromourobservationsanddiscussionswecreatedavarietyofjungletexturesandeffectsusingMaskingTapeandpaintcharcoalpencilandchalktocreatevisualeffectsbothoftheforestsandtheanimalsthemselves.Fabricsandtexturalmaterialsincludingfakefurswereusedinourcollagesandposters.WehadasmallexhibitionoftheworksbeforetheywereboundintoabookandsentofftoBorneo.GayleClarkeVisualArtsTeacherWarrnamboolPrimarySchoolPostcardfromBorneo...AspeciesindangerZartExtra_Term420089PostcardsPostcardsfrom...IfyourtravelstoanexoticlandortoacaravanparkhaveinspiredyourartprogramthenwewanttohearaboutitPleasecontactJanPh0398901867oremailjanzartart.com.auaswewouldliketofeaturemorepostcardsintheZartExtra.PhotographsbyGayleClarke AttentionSecondaryTeachersTootimepoortoattendProfessionalDevelopmentsessionsoffcampusbutneedsomethingtoengageyouandthereforeyourstudents....ZartEducationPDModulesessionsarehands-onworkshopsthatexploretheendlesspossibilitiesofarangeofproductsandteachyounewtechniquesinthecomfortofyourownschool.Choosefromaselectionof12differentmodulesatatimethatsuitsyourstaff.Aminimumof5andamaximumof15participantscanworkwithTaniafor1.5hoursonthemoduleofyourchoice.InvitestaffmembersfromotherfacultiesasAssumptionCollegeKilmoredidandreaptherewardsacrosstheschool.PleasecontactJanorTaniaonph0398901867oremailtaniazartart.com.auwithallbookingsandPDenquiries.Costingsandconditionsofbookingarebasedonrequirementsforeachmodule.TheseworkshopsareonlyavailableinVictoria.InitiallyeightVisualartteachersattendedtheArtistBooksworkshopwithTaniaatAssumptionCollegeKilmore.Teachersfromotherfacultieswereinvitedtoseethedisplayandaskediftheworkshopcouldbepresentedagainforthem.PESOSEEnglishandLiteratureStudiesScienceandHumanDevelopmentteacherswereverykeenforthistooccur.Ayear12studentpreparingherfolioforTAFEalsoattendedthesecondsessionatAssumptionCollege.In2007PamelaIrvingrelocatedherstudiotoBentleigh.Pamelanowhasapermanentgallerytoexhibitherworksaswellasalargestudiospace.Pamelaisofferingtheopportunityforsmallschoolgroupstovisitherstudiogalleryspacetodiscussherwork.Itsauniqueopportunityforstudentstovisitanartistintheirownstudioenvironment.ThetalkscancoverthefollowingtopicsaboutPamelasstudiopracticePrintmakingdrawingAppropriationCeramicsMosaicsculptureMosaicmuralartPublicartMakingalivingasanartiststudiopracticeHowanartistobtainsideasandrealisesthemasartworksTalksarefor1hourdurationapprox15students.Cost200Thestudiogalleryislocatedat68PattersonRoadBentleighMelbourneVictoriaPh95572688pamela.irvingbigpond.comwww.pamelairving.com.auTalksatthePamelaIrvingStudioGalleryNewReleaseAlthoughbroadlydenedasaceramicistPamelaIrvingworksacrossavarietyofmedia.HerworkexpressesacheerfulAustralianlarrikinismalongwithamorethoughtfulresponsetocontemporarymoresandideas.Findinginspirationinthehumdrumofordinarylifeherworkishumorousandwryalwaysenjoyableandsometimesalittleuncomfortable.ThisDVDbySusanKinneallytracesPamelasworkandthroughitprovidesteachersandstudentswithinspirationandinformationonthetechniquesthatPamelaemploys.Itisaninvaluableresourceforschoolsandteachersofalllevels.HappyasLarryADVDabouttheartofPamelaIrvingCeramicsMosaicsandPrintmakingBySusanKinneallyEach.............35.0038.50IfoundthePDtobeverybenecialnotonlyonapersonallevelbutaprofessionallevelaswell.Assessmentpiecescouldandwilltakeonanewformofpresentationwiththeideasthatwereexploredwithyou.ItemsthatcouldbeusedinaworkshopthatIwouldhaveoncethoughtofasrubbisharegivennewvalueartvalueHelenPerezREandEnglishteacherAssumptionCollegeKilmoreWehavedone7PDsFantasyDollsDryFeltingMixedMediaFabricDecorationusingSunDyesSolarPlatesFantasyMasksandArtistBooks.ThePDsweremotivatingandinspiring.Theygavetheteachersgreatideasandinformationaboutproductsavailableandhowtousethem.TaniadidagreatjobofrunningthePDs.Iamnowlookingforwardtoanother2PDscomingupbookedthroughadifferentfaculty.ThanksTaniaandZartArt.IrmaDragoMackillopCollegeWerribeeExploreFabricDecorationFantasyMaskMakingPrintmakingwithSolarPlatesExploreCreativeJewelleryScreenprintingMixedMediaapproachtoDrawingFantasyDollsThesessionwasusefulformeasascienceteacheraswellasaninquirylearningteacherweneedstimulatingandchallengingwaysforstudentstopresentworkthebooksessiondidthis.Alsogoodtoseerst-handthatsomeonewhoisnotartycancomeupwithsuchgoodresults.UrsulaLinkeScienceteacherAssumptionCollegeKilmoreMixedMediaapproachtoDrawingPrintandsurfaceDesignPrintmakingwithSolarPlatesExploreCreativeJewelleryArtistBooksProcionDyeDesignandDecorationExploreFabricDecorationFantasyDollsScreenprintingDryFeltingWallscapesCreativeWetFeltingorFantasyMaskMakingwww.zartart.com.au10ProfessionalDevelopment GalleryFramesHighqualitygallery-styleframeshaveanexceptionalfeaturethatteachersandartistswillloveeaseofuse.Notoolsrequiredjustafewclicksandyourframingisdone.Withanelynishedsmoothsurfacetheywillenhanceyourartworkwhetherworksonpaperorinchcanvas.BlackFM410-BKA4............13.3314.66FM411-BK16x20..23.7826.16FM412-BK20x30..40.4344.47CherryFM410-CHA4...........13.3314.66FM411-CH16x20..23.7826.16FM412-CH20x30.40.4344.47PearltexPaperA4PA163Atexturedpearlescentpaperidealforcollageanddecorativepaperwork.Thesturdypaperwillcutandfoldeasilyforpaperconstruction.Pktof40...............13.2014.52AdhesivePaperSquaresAssortedPA430Colouredpapersquareswithadhesivebacks.normally................18.1519.97Pktof100.............16.3317.96AdhesivePaperSquaresFluorescentPA431normally................18.1519.97Pktof100.............16.3317.96AdhesivePaperSquaresMetallicPA432normally................18.1519.97Pktof100.............16.3317.96JapaneseWoodBlockLT400ThisJapaneseplywoodmaybecarvedinbothdirectionsusingLinoandWoodCarvingtools.RicePaperdrawingsmaybegluedfacedownontotheblockandlefttodryovernight.Thedesigncanthenbecarvedintothewoodwithoutsplitting.Usewater-basedprintinginks.4MM23x30cmeach.........................2.542.79RicePasteAA370TobeusedwithJapaneseWoodblockprinting.Usethisricepastetoadhereimageontothewoodblockbeforecarving.220geach.......................4.875.36AdhesiveFoilIndustrialLookPA4355designsofsilverfoilbackedwithpeeloffpapertocreateaselfadhesivefoilidealforcollageandnedesignworkinpaperandtexture.Cutandstickthisfoilwithouttheneedforglueandwilladheretomostpapersandcard.normally................19.9521.95A4pktof20...........17.9519.75NewProducts11italicpricesdonotincludegstBoldpricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntilDecember19th2008ZartExtra_Term42008IntroductorySpecialIntroductorySpecial SculptureasExperienceJudithPeckThisbookexploresthefreedomandpossibilitiesinherentinsculpture.Itdescribesdifferentapproachestocreatingsculptureincludingbothaestheticandpracticalmethodsforworkingwithawiderangeofmedia.Paperfoamwoodwirewaxsandareallexploredincludingprojectpreservationandpatinaandmounting.BK702175pp..........40.9044.99AlphabetChristmasTheAlphabetChristmasBookisdividedintotwosectionstherstpartistheteachersnotesonthetopic.Itprovidesbackgroundnotesonvariousaspectsofthetheme.Thesecondpartcontainsthesuggestedactivitiesforeachletterofthealphabet.UsingtheDREAMERStepsstudentswilldiscovertheirowninterpretationofeachlettertoexploreusingthetechniquesandskillsprovidedinthisbook.CelebrateChristmasthroughliteracy.BK855Each..............31.8235.00PaintonPaperAngieFrankeMoniqueDay-WildeThisbookisafullyillustratedguidetotheartofdecoratingpaperusingnotonlypaintbutalsowoodgluevegetabledyeorgoldleaftoproducestunningresults.Itencompassesarangeofpainttechniquesoneasilyaccessiblepaperandpaints.Thepatternsandideasusesimplesingletechniques.BK418144pp..........22.7224.99TheArtfulStorybookTerryTaylorExplorethestorybookformwithaseriesoftalentedartistswhooffertheiroriginalcoversandpagespreadsasinspiration.Eachonesharesauniquevisualapproachtotellingatalefromreinterpretedclassicstonewlycreatedoriginalworks.Eachartistpresentsvisuallyimaginativestoryspreadsandcoversastheyexploretrue-lifeorimaginedtalesreectionsontheirapproachestothevisualnarrative.BK315128pp...........22.7224.99MakingKimonoandJapaneseClothesJenniDobsonApracticalandcreativesourcebookforanyoneinspiredbytheelegantdesignofJapaneseclothesthiscomprehensiveguideincludespatternspracticaldiagramsandstep-by-stepassemblyinstructions.Providingeverythingyouneedtostartstitchingforbeginnerstomoreaccomplisheddressmakers.JenniDobsonguidesyouthroughthehistoryofJapanandthekimonoprovidingastunningshowcasefortheart.BK692128pp...........36.3539.99500HandmadeBooksThe500volumeschosenbypublisherandteacherSteveMillertoappearintheselushlyillustratedpagesrepresenttheunlimitedcreativepossibilitiesforinterpretinganenduringform.Theycapturetherangeanddepthofthecrafttodayfromsinglesheetbindingstocollageipandpop-upworks.InthisdigitalagehandmadebooksarebeingrecognizedasvesselsofhumanizedcontentsaysMillertouchstonesofwhatweareaspeople.BK707-HB419pp...........36.3539.99ClothDollsforTextileArtistsRaySlaterTextileartistshavetakenupthechallengeusingdollsastheperfectthree-dimensionalvehicleforexpressivetextileart.Thisbookincludespatternsfromthesimpleststumpdolltothemorecomplicatedjointeddollaswellaspracticalinstructionsonembellishingwitharangeoftextiletechniquesfrombeadinghandembroiderymachineembroiderystampingdyeingfeltingandevenquilting.Inadditiontothestep-by-stepinstructionsstunningimagesofthemostcreativeclothedollsfromtextileartistsaroundtheworldwillprovideendlessinspiration.BK224128pp..........45.4550.00ElementsofArtFiveelementsofArtaresuperblyillustratedinA3photographsbyNicKocher.Thispackof25postersvedifferentimagesdepictingShapeTextureSpaceColourandLinepresentawonderfulteachingresourcefortheexplorationofeachoftheseelementsofart.TeachernoteswrittenbyKateHartareonthereversesideofeachcardtobeusedasastartingpointfordiscussion.Abriefoverviewoftheelementleadsontoadescriptionofeachphotographandthenthisislinkedinwithstudentartworksillustratingthesameelementofart.CDROMincludedwhichextendstheuseofthisresourcethroughmultimediaapplications.PR551Pack...........100.00110.00NowAvailableNewResources12ZartExtra_Term42008newresourcesblueitalicpricesdonotincludegstBoldblackpricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntilDecember19th2008