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ZartExtraNewsletters2009Term1Term2Term3Term4 BlankPage articlesgalleryarteventsPDnewproductsactivitiesArtexchangeTwocreativegenerationsgoonajourneyandtheresult-acommunitybookletthatembracesartwritingandfriendship.Ngalangangpun3VictorianvisualartteachersvisitWarmuninWesternAustralia-readabouttheiradventure.ArtistinResidenceYourwheretobeginguideonworkingwithanartistinyourschool.NolanAstudentretrospectiveTerm12009RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003 www.zartart.com.au2EditorJanRokerArtDirectionProductionBrittaPoljansekPhotographyNicoleMerkelContributorsMaryHillSoTsolakisJeanetteJenningsLynFerrallJaneByrneJudyWigleyandVirginiaHardingZartExtraISSN14488450ZartExtraispublishedquarterlybyZartEducationadivisionofZartArtPtyLtd.Thispublicationismailedpriortothefirstweekofthetermissuedate.Thisnewsletterallowsartteachersco-ordinatorstolearnaboutwhatishappeninginarteducationandwhatotherartteachersaredoing.Youwillndinformationonnewarttechniquesandprocessesthelatestmaterialsandresourcesonthemarket.Pleasenoteallpricesquotedarevalidforthedurationofthecurrenttermonlyandaresubjecttochangewithoutnotice.Theinsertofthenewsletterprovidesdetailsofourtermsworkshopssoteacherscanthencontactusandbookintotheworkshop.Duetovariouscircumstancessomeinformationmaybesubjecttochange.ZartArtZartExtralogoandmastheadareregisteredtrademarksofZartArtPtyLtd.AllcontentissubjecttocopyrightandmaynotberepublishedwithoutpriorconsentfromZartArt.AllsubmissionsbecomepropertyofZartArt.SubmissionsmaybepublishedintheZartExtraorpostedonwww.zartart.com.autheofcialarteducationresource.ZartArtreservestherighttoeditsubmittedarticlesactivitiesforcontentlengthandclarity.ZartArtSupportingteachersincreativeeducationZartoffersanextensiverangeoffineartmaterialsresourcescraftandtechnologysupplies.Youwillfindcompetitivepricesandefficientandquickservice.441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthMelbourneVictoria3129Ph0398901867Fax0398986527www.zartart.com.auEzartartzartart.com.auAdministrationHoursMondayFriday8.30am5.00pmCustomerServiceCentreMondayWednesdayFriday8.30am5.00pmThursday8.30am7.00pmSaturday8.30am2.00pmGloriousPinkFortheCancerCouncilVictoriaandLookGoodFeelBetterPINKRibbonDayOctober2008Thisexhibitionrepresentedatributetothememoryofallwomenwhohaveexperiencedthechallengeoflivingwithcancer.PINK-wasacreativeopportunitytodressadollinpinkforsalewiththeproceedsgoingtoTheCancerCouncil.In2008wesoldover200kitscontainingapinkribbonaZartLittlePeopledollfabricpiecesatributecardandagiftvoucherfor20.TheytravelledalloverAustraliatobedressedeachsounique.Eachdollintheexhibitionwasattributedwithanameaswellasatribute.Manyartistsalsocontributedbydesigningheadwrapsandaccessoriesspecicallyforwomenwhoneedalternativeheadwearoptions.LuminaGallerywillberunningthistributeexhibitionin2009socontactSuzanneifyouwouldliketocontributetothisgreatcauseforallAustralianwomen.Forstudentsandteacherstobecomeinvolvedyourschoolmightreplicatethisprojectwithinyourowncommunity.LuminaGallery89WaverleyRoadEastMalvernVictoria3145.Ph0395693860suzanneluminatextiles.com.auwww.luminatextiles.com.auContentsNewsEventsDates......2SecondaryArticleSidneyNolanCollagePainting...3StudentGallery...........5ArtExchangeProgramme...5PrimaryArticleTheArtofStorytelling.......6ProleArticleLetsGetanArtistinourSchool...................7ProleArticleNgalangangpun...........8VisualArtActivityDragons.................10NewResources...........12ThistermZartcelebratestheInternationalYearofAstronomyTohelpyoucelebratewehavecreatedalargemuralinstalledinourCustomerServiceCentreaswellasafreeactivitybooklet.EasterwewillbeclosedovertheEasterbreakfromthe1014thApril2009inclusive.RemakingFashionNGVuntilApril19OrderandDisorderArchivesphotographyNGVuntilApril19CicelyColinRiggContemporaryDesignAwardIPCNGVMarchTopArtsVCE2008IPCNGVMarchLOralMelbourneFashionFestival1522MarchImperialRobesfromtheNGVCollectionNGVAprilApolloBayMusicFestival2729MarchMelbourneInternationalComedyFestival126AprilMelbourneJazzFestivalAprilMayJohnBracksIPCNGVAprilLightYearsPhotographySpaceNGVMayEventsintheArtsChristmasWinnersWewouldliketothankallourcustomersforbeingpartoftheZart2008ChristmasProgramme.AspartofthisprogrammeeachweekZartpresentedagiftpensetvaluedat50tothreeluckyteacherswhoorderedfromourChristmasCatalogue.Toseethefulllistofwinnerspleaseheadtoourwebsite.ZartalsomadeacashdonationtoSavetheChildrenVICandStateSchoolsSchoolReliefCommittee.2artseducationeventsEventsatZartTerm1Atributeexhibition Earlyin2008ourYear10ArtstudentsweretakentoFederationSquaretoviewtheRetrospectiveExhibitionofSidneyNolan.UponarrivingthestudentsweregivenanhourlectureslideshowonNolanscollectionandhowitappearedinthefourmainareasthemes.Afterthistheythenhadtheopportunitytoviewtheexhibitioninfull.ThestudentswerereallyinspiredbybothNolansworkandhisuseofsubjectmattermaterialsandtechniques.PriortogoingtotheExhibitionNolansworkwasdiscussedinacoupleofclassesandstudentswereaskedtocollectandresearchanytwoofhisworksaswellasback-upwritteninformationforfurtherdiscussioninclass.Thestudentswerewellinformedbeforeattendingtheexhibition.Whentheyreturnedtoclassitwastimetoputallthiswonderfulknowledgetoworkandstarttheirpaintings.StudentswereaskedtofocusonaparticularareaofNolansworkkeepinginmindwhattheyhadseenandresearched.Theywerethenaskedtogatheratleast4-5andmakephotocopiesofaselectionofNolansimagesinaparticularareathemeandusetheseasabasisfortheircollageofimagesmakingtheseexcitingandaestheticallypleasing.Studentsspentquiteafewlessonsontriallingavarietyofmaterialsandtechniquesatleast6onloosepaperusingthebookArteffectsbyJeanDrysdaleGreenprintedbyWatson-GuptillpublishedinNewYork.Thisbookisanexcellentresourceforstudentstoloosenupandtrynewmediumsandtechniques.Ifyoudonthaveacopyitwouldbeworthwhileinvestigatingthepossibilityofpurchasingone.SomeoftheareastheytrialledwerePenandInk-inkusingmaskingmaterialsinkandwashinkandgladwrapincorporatingsandwithpenandwash.Marbling-usingoilpaintonwatersilkwithacrylicinkssolventbasedinksanddirectlyontocanvas.Creatingtexture-usingmarbledustimpastopumaspowderplasticwrapwaxedpaperusingthemicrowaveovenwithinkandplasticwrapwallpaperpasteseaweedwaxcrayonricerocksalteggshellstissuepaperandremovingcolourwithmaskingtape.Oilsticks-inkoveroilpastelsandthenscratchedthroughaswealldidinprimaryschooldrawingwithoilsticksoilstickwithoilpastelsoilsticksassgraftoandoilsticksonnewspapercollage.Monoprinting-directlyontocanvasstickingpiecesofCartridgeontosmallbitsofcanvasandprintingwiththeseaftertheyweredry.ThereweremanymoresuchascharcoalnewspaperandcharcoalIcouldgoonforever.IamsuremanyArtteachershaveusedalotoftheseintheirteachingbutitwashowthestudentscombinedthesethatmadetheirpaintingssointeresting.Itwasalsoveryinterestingtoobservehowtheyfedoffeachotheraseachstudenttrialledsomethingnewarealstudioatmosphere.Beforetheystartedtheirpaintingstheywereallaskedtomakeasmallmock-uponCartridgePaperoftheirchoiceofcolourschemesZartExtra_Term120093SecondaryArticleSidneyNolanCollagePaintingsYear10 Oneofourqualifiedstaffcancometoyourschoolandhelptakethepressureoffyou.Wecanassistinawholerangeofareaswithyourartprogramandshowyouthelatestrangeofproductsandideas.ZartArtsupportsteachersinCreativeEducationacrossVictoriaandTasmania.Simplyemailsaleszartart.com.auorcallJanRokeron0398901867tomakeanappointment.NeedInspirationmaterialsandtechniques.Thisgavethestudentsabetterinsightofhowtheirnalpiecemightlook.Overallthepaintingswereawonderfulachievementasnotmanyofthestudentshadworkedoncanvasbeforeandtheywerereallyexcitedatthisprospect.ItssometimeshardtokeepstudentsfocusedandfullychallengedthroughoutalengthyprojectsuchasthisonehoweverthemoretheygotintotheirpaintingsthemoretheyreallyenjoyedwhattheyweredoingManycameinatlunchtimesandrecessbeforethelessonstartedsothattheycouldmaximizetheiroutputineachsession.Ifanyteachershaveanyfurtherqueriesonanyparticularaspectofthisprojectpleasefeelfreetocontactmeatschoolon0398743422.MaryHillMullaunaCollegeMitchamwww.zartart.com.au4SecondaryArticleCont ZartExtra_Term120095SituatedupstairsintheZartCustomerServiceCentreisZartsStudentGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkcreatedbystudentsfromLevels17.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterms.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirvisualart.Wearealwaysonthelookoutforartworktobedisplayedinourgalleryfrombothprimaryandsecondarylevels.IfyouhaveanypiecesofartworkthatwouldbeofsomeinterestpleaseemailphotosofworkstoJanoneterminadvance.PleasecontactZartEducationforfurtherinformationregardingthegalleryon0398901867orbyemailonjanzartart.com.auZartsStudentGalleryMullaunaCollegeSidneyNolanPaintingsCareyGrammarDonvaleTenzingNorgayStoryDingleyPrimarySchoolGuardiansoftheGardenToorakCollegeDryFeltingCaseyCollegeMasksNazarethCollegeShoesKingsleyParkPrimarySchoolPlasterFacesRosannaGolfLinksPrimarySchoolMonoprintsChathamPrimarySchoolGreatBarrierReefSt.MichaelsAshburtonAsianStudiesHaileyburyCollegeBrightonPuppetsandKnightsMcKinnonSecondaryCollegeWireandEmbossedWorksTemplestoweHeightsPrimarySchoolTheGreatArtscapeBulleenHeightsSchoolBeijingOlympicsStaroftheSeaCollegeFairyCastlesCarrumDownsSecondaryCollegePencilDrawingsOurLadyofLourdesPrahranEastTonalPaintingsExhibitingTerm12009Onshowuntilthe25thMarch2009StudentGalleryARTEXCHANGEPROJECTStudentsfromTemplestoweHeightsPrimarySchoolweregiventheopportunitytoworkcloselywithManninghamCityCouncilandtheWarrandyteSeniorsgroupfromArtlinkstocreateapicturestorybook-TheGreatArtscape.Theworkshopscoveredarangeofwritinganddrawingsessions.BothseniorsandLevel4studentskeptavisualdiarytodrawtheirimpressionsofthelandscapenearthebanksoftheYarraRiverinWarrandyteandtowritewordsthatdescribedtheenvironmentwhichwouldbeusedinpoetryandstories.Duringeachworkshopstoriesandexperiencesweresharedandtherealspiritofteambuildingwasdevelopedintheprocess.Withoutfailallparticipantsyoungandoldstrivedforexcellenceandpushedtheircreativesenses.ThisCommunityBookwillbesharedwithfellowstudentstheirfamiliesandthewidercommunity.Thisopportunitytoworkwiththetalentsandexpertiseofthewriterandillustratorwastremendousbutmoreimportantlytoembracethegenerationalexchangeandtoidentifytherealsenseofbelonginginourcommunityissomethingthatourstudentswillholddeartothem.HowwonderfultobegiventhischallengewithmystudentsandtowatchtheireagerfacesexceedanyexpectationshascertainlyenrichedmyjourneyinVisualArtsEducation.SoTsolakisVisualArtTeacherTemplestoweHeightsPrimarySchoolToreadthecompletearticlepleasegotoourwebsiteMcKinnonSecondaryCollegeCaseyCollegeSeeourexhibitiononourwebsite TheArtofStorytellingStorytellingTheaimofthisprojectintheliterarysensehasbeentohavethestudentsbecomeengagedinthewholeprocessofstorytelling.Thisisajourneythatwealltakeasreadersillustratorsauthorsandpassivelisteners.Therehasbeenaspecicfocusonwordsandtheartofillustrationandtheabilityoftheseelementsofstorytellingtodevelopourimaginationtoinspirefeelingsandemotionstotakeusonajourneybothspiritualandactual.Ajourneyintotheunknownandtheknownthroughimaginedworldsandrealworldsthroughautobiographies.Theliteraryjourneyswetakeoftenoffermoralstrengththroughexamples.Theystimulateourbrainthroughthedevelopmentofimaginedcharactersandtheircreativemakeupandtheyraisemanyemotions.AnexampleofthiswouldbethestoryofTenzingNorgaywhotravelledwithSirEdmundHilaryonhismanyconquestsofMountEverest.OurYearveandsixstudentsstudiedthestoryofTigersintheSnowintheirlibrarysessions.Theydiscussedthebookanddevelopedanunderstandingoftherelatedmoralissuesofthestorytheemotionsinvolvedinthisjourneyandalsogainedaninsightintohowthisamazingstorywastoldthroughthewordsandimagesused.Intheirlibrarysessionstheydiscussedhowthetypeofmediumusedfortheillustrationssuccessfullysupportedthetext.Theobservationsbythestudentstookthemtoanotherlevelofunderstandingabouthowauthorsandillustratorsblendtheirtalentstocreateapictureforus.Itassistsstudentstobecomediscerningcriticsofthestoriesthattheyreadandtounderstandhowtheuseofwordsandartisticmediumscanengageandinspireus.Theybegintounderstandtheimportanceofboththechoiceofwordsbytheauthorcombinedwiththechoiceofmediumbytheillustratorcreatesapowerfulimpressionforusasthereader.Studentswentontocreatetheirownindividualinterpretationsofthelandscapeofthestoryintheirartsessions.Theseworksutilisedthesamemediumusedintheillustrations.Wethenphotographedalloftheimagesandtransferredtheseintoa3Dexperiencethroughtheuseofmoderntechnology.Fromthewordsandillustrationsinabookwehaveengagedthestudentsinyetanothertranslationofthefeelingsandemotionsthatcomefromstorytelling.Themovingimagetakesusonajourneythroughthestudentsworkandcreatesarealexperiencefortheviewer.Linkinginthewordsassociatedwiththestudentsfeelingsaboutthisstoryanditsillustrations.Thesesoftwareprogramsallowustotapintoamediumthatisfamiliartothestudents.IfwecanengagetheminLiteraturethroughusingITprogramsthenwearealongwaytousingalanguagethattheynotonlyunderstandbutareinterestedin.Theyhaveenjoyedseeingtheirworkinanewformatandtheimagescertainlydojusticetotheiractualartwork.Theoutcomeisrewardingforstudentsandgivesthemagreaterunderstandingaboutthepossibilitiesofusingtheircomputerskillstoexploreliterature.JeanetteJenningsCareyGrammarDonvalewww.zartart.com.au6Primaryarticle HowoftenhaveyouseenorheardofthegreatresultaschoolhashadwithanArtistinSchoolprojectandthoughtwhatagoodideaasimilarprojectwouldbetoenhanceyourschoolsVisualArtsprogramButwheretobeginTheprojectdoyouhaveaneventtobecelebratedChineseDragonBoatFestivalLanternFestivalOlympicGamesetc.DoyouhaveanareainyourschoolgroundswhereamuralorsculptureorartworkwouldenhancethespaceDoyouhaveaninternalspacewallorfoyerwhereatextilemuralor3DworkwouldlookgreatThemediaisthereamediaareainyourprogramyouwanttoexplorefurtherwithyourchildrenOrmaybeyoufeeltheneedtouseamediainwhichyourchildrenneedmoreexperience.Thelocationofyourprojectwillbeabigfactorinmakingthisdecision.Itgoeswithoutsayingthatatextilemuralisusuallytotallyunsuitableforoutdoorusebutontheotherhandpaintingwiththerightpaintcouldbeadaptedforindoorandoutdooruse.Claystructuresprobablysuitoutdoorsmorethanindoors.Sometimesthemediayouhavechosenfortheartisttoworkwithwilldeterminethewhereandthewhatsometimesthewheredeterminesthewhatandthemedia.Butusuallythemediadeterminestheartist.Budgetdeterminesthebreadthandthedepthoftheproject.Alimitedbudgetobviouslyrestrictsthelengthoftimeyourartistwillworkinyourschoolandhowmuchyoucanspendonmaterialsassemblingandinstallation.SourceALLpossibleavenuesoffundingforyourprojectbeforeyoudetermineyourbudget.SpeaktoParentsandFriendsanyafliatedgroupse.g.AsianstudieswhomaybeabletocontributeandlocalCouncilswilloftenhaveschemeswheretheywillcontributefundingtoanapprovedprojectbutnotallarewidelyadvertised.Makeityourbusinesstondoutifyoursdoes.TheArtistwordofmouthisoftenagoodplacetostart.HaveyouseenworkinanotherschoolwhichyoulikeRingthemaccesstheartistsdetailsandmakecontact.Zarthasadatabaseofartistswantingtoworkinschools.Visitthewebsitewww.zartart.com.aueliminatethoseartistswhodontworkintheareayouhavedecidedonandmakecontactwiththeothers.Dontunderestimateyourschoolcommunity.Youdbesurprisedattherangeofinterestsandoccupationsyourparentsfriendsgrandparentshave.Meetingtheartistmakesureyouseesomeoftheworktheartisthasdoneinschools.Askquestionsandmorequestions.HowmanyhoursadaywilltheyworkAretheyPoliceaccreditedTeachertrainedwithacurrentregistrationIfnotyouwillneedtobewiththematalltimeswhenworkingwiththechildren.HavetheyworkedwithchildrenbeforeInwhatcapacityWhatdoestheartistchargeHowmanydayswillthatbuyyouwiththemDontforgettobegenerouswhenallowingformaterialstopurchaseassemblingandlocatingtheproject.WillitneedtobeframedInstalledintheschoolgroundshungfromaceilingMaybeyouseetheuseofyourArtistinSchoolinadifferentway.Perhapsyouseetheartistworkingonaprojectoftheirowninyourartroomwhilethechildrencontinuetheireverydayprogram.Thisallowsthechildrenreadyaccesstotheartisttoaskquestionsandobservethematwork.MaybetheartistwouldworkwiththechildrentoproduceindividualworksofartforaperformancepresentationdisplayandfundaysuchasaKiteorChineseDragonBoatday.ThereisnoformulaforgettingaprojectofthistypeunderwaybutrememberthekeypointsKeepyourstaffinformedinvolvethemeverystepoftheway.Arrangetointroducetheprojectatamorningteaorstaffmeeting.Timetablechangeswillbeinevitableandyouneedyourstaffsco-operation.Youwantthemtobeenthusedfortheprojectenoughtogenerateenthusiasmandinterestamongsttheirchildrenfortheproject.Keeptheschoolcommunityinformed.Thisservesmanypurposes.Itadvertisesandvalidatesyourprogramandhelpstoraiseitsprolewithintheschool.ItgeneratesinterestwithparentsinwhattheirchildrenaredoinginArtandthereisanuntappedsourceofhelpwaitingtocontributeuseit.GoodluckandaboveallhavefunLynFerrallZartEducationConsultantVisualArtTeacherZartExtra_Term120097KorowasReconcilationGarden WarmuncommunityissituatedintheEastKimberleysonTurkeyCreeklyingalongsidePurnululuNationalParktheBungleBunglesTexasandMabelDownsStations.ThisdynamicandstunningcountrysidewithitsmajesticBoabtreesandtoweringancientmountainrangeistheheartinspirationandsouloftheGijapaintings.Thecommunityconsistsofabout400AboriginalpeopleandtheirtraditionallanguageisGija.AuniqueopportunitytovisitWarmunCommunitypresenteditselfthroughthefriendshipofJudeWigleyTeacherwithJackeyCoyleandRogerTaylorwhoarethepresentmanagersoftheWarmunArtCentreandemployedbytheindigenouscommunitytoruntheirArtenterprise.WarmunArtiscontemporaryuniqueandtheartistsrepresentationofthelandscapeisdistinguishablebysolidmountainousshapesinearthcoloursdelineatedbyribbonsofwhitedots.Theyhaveanastonishingandinnateabilitytoseeandpaintaerialviewsofthelandscapebirdseyeviewwithouteverhavingownovertheirindividualcountryorstorylinesbyplaneorhelicopter.Warmunartistsusetraditionalochresandnaturalpigmentshanddugandsourcedfromthesurroundingenvironmentsstonyoutcropsandsecretsitescollectedonochredigexcursions.Arangeofochrecoloursheavilylacedwithtracesofironaswellasblackcharcoalandwhitearegrounddownusingamortarandpestletocreateanepowderandsieved.TheyarethenmixedwithAqadhereandwatertocreateanegrittytexturalpaint.Yellowandblackareoftenmixedtocreateapaletteofgreentones.WarmunartisbounddirectlytothelandthestoryofNgarrangkarniGijalife-postcolonialsettlementanddreamingstoriesaredepicted.Themixedpigmentsgatheredfromtheenvironmentarepaintedontoarchival-stretchedcanvasesthatcannotberemovedfromthestretcherduetothenatureofthethicksandpapertextureofthepaintsurface.ThelocalGijaartistsarecollectedbyArtcentrestaffintheTroopieLandcruiserearlyinthemorningaround8amandbroughttotheArtCentreshedwheretheypaintintheshadeuntilabout11amwhentheheatofthedaystartstobecomeuncomfortable.Theatmosphereismagicaloftenthenotesoftraditionalsingingoatthroughtheairandthegentleclapofhandsaddsrhythmtothemorning.YouthartworkisnurturedandrespectedinWarmunandtheyoungartistsareencouragedtopaintalongsidetheestablishedartistswherestoriesandtraditionsaresharedandhandeddown.ThiscommunityisfamousforcelebratedpastartistssuchasQueenieMcKenzieJackBrittenandRoverThomas.ThomasGijadreamof1974becametheseriesofperformancescalledtheGurirriGurirriandisdancedbydancerscarryingpaintedboardsontheirshoulders.TheartistsofWarmunexhibitnationallyandinternationallyandarerepresentedinbothprivateandpubliccollectionsandtheirartworksarehighlysoughtafter.OurrstfulldayinthecommunitywasGijaday.Thisdayisacelebrationoflifehavingfunandbeingalive.Thedaybeganatdawn4.30amwiththesunrisingoverthepurpleandorangemountains.Itpromisedonceagaintobeahotdayanaverageof39C.WetookourboxesofdonationsfromZartandourmuchneededwatersupplytothelocalovalandsetupunderthespreadingshadeoftheBloodwoodtrees.Wewerereadyfortheonslaughtofkeenandinterestedlocalsintheactivitieswehadorganizedfortheday.8amarrived......waitingwaiting.onlytondthatitwasKimberlytimeandnoonestirreduntil10am.ShirleyPurdieopenedthefestivalwithatraditionalSmokingofthechildren.Thisceremonyblessesthemandprepareseveryoneforaperfectday.ThechildrenrepeatedlyranpastShirleywhowasclutchingasprayofsmokelledgumsprigs.Oncecaughtinherarmsthegumleavesandsmokewasrepeatedlybrushedacrosstheirsmallbodies.Gigglesandwww.zartart.com.au8NgalangangpunProlearticle3VictorianteachersvisitWarmunWA laughterfromthechildrenandonlookerseruptedandbecamecontagious.CanvastarpaulinsslungamongthetreesandgoalpostsweresoonlledwithGijapeoplearrivingfromallovertheKimberleys.SomecamefromFrogHollowdowntheroadandKununurrabutallwithacommonthreadofcelebrationandthesharingofGijaculture.Itwasntlongbeforecuriosityandinterestovercametheshylocalsandtheystartedtowanderovertoseewhatweweredoingthere.WhereareyoufromWhatareyoudoingCanImakeoneWehadSoftCutlinoandaselectionoffabricblockprintinginksrollersandcalicobags.Allsetforadayofinspirationalaboriginalcuttingandprinting.Wediscoveredveryquicklythattemperaturesof39Cmetalprintingtraysandhotwindarenotconducivetoprinting.Wedampenedthecalicobagsdowntohelptheprintingprocessbutfoundthatweonlyhadaboutanhourinwhichtoprint.BothwomenandchildrenenjoyedthesimplicityandeaseofcuttingtheSoftCutandthedirectmethodofdesigntransfer.Smilesallroundwhentraditionaldesignswereexecutedsuccessfully.Withprintingdecidedlynishedforthedayweretreatedforthetarpaulinshadewithourboxesofwoolknittingneedlesandcrochethooks.Wehadbroughtupwithusaselectionofhand-madeBeaniesreadyforinterestedandonceagaincuriousonlookers.ThewomenwereparticularlyinterestedasthislookedlikeWomensbusiness.Theywerequicktopointoutthattheycouldknittoobuttheydiditinthetraditionalwayusingtheirhandsandtoes.PeggyPatrickatraditionalsingershowedushowtoknotabeltandplaitandtwineheadbandswithrolledfringesbasedonthetraditionalmethodofmakinghairbelts.Suddenlythetableswereturnedandweweretheonesbeingtaught.Thedaycametoanendwithatraditionalbushtuckerbarbequeofkangaroobeefbushturkeystuffedwithgumleavesandoncedarknessfellacelebratorycorroboree.ThecorroboreeRoverThomasdreamwasperformedbesidearebuiltaroundafourmetrehightreetrunkthattooktheformofastick-likehumantorsotheresoaredtoatleasttenmetresintothesky.ThefollowingtwodayswerespentattheWarmunPrimarySchoolknownasNgalangangpun.ThisschoolisrunbyJosephiteNunsanorderofMaryMcKillopMotherandChild.Itisaco-educationalschoolforabout120AboriginalchildrenfromPrePreptoYear9.PuppetmakingwasontheagendaforthesetwodaysandJudehadbeenverybusysewingbrightlycolouredpuppetsfromstretchknitpolareecefabric.TheseweredecoratedwithBeadsSequinsJoggleEyesFeathersandfur.Thechildrenweresoexcitedwiththeirpuppetsthattheyinvitedusbackthefollowingdayfortheirbreak-upAssemblysothattheycouldshowthemtotherestoftheschoolcommunity.PriortoleavingforWarmunwehadcollectedsewingmachineswoolfabricsknittingneedlesandcrochethooksdonatedbykindfriendsfromMelbourneandthesewerewelcomedgratefullybytheWomensCentre.OurtriptoWarmunhasbeenanexcitingexhilaratingandmemorableexperience.Thecommunitywelcomeduswarmlyandgaveusmanylaughsandsomefantasticmemories.ButtheoverwhelminghighlightwastheintimateinsightthatweweregivenintoGijaculture.Thisrsthandknowledgewillbeaninvaluablesupportforourteachingofindigenousartandculturethroughourcurriculumatourrespectiveschools.AnamazingPDexperienceThankyoutoZartforthegenerousdonationwhichmadeitpossibletotakeaqualityandrewardingartprogramtoaremoteoutbackcommunity.JaneByrneJudeWigleyandVirginiaHardingTocontactWarmunArtCenterwww.warmunart.comZartExtra_Term120099 ARTMAKINGBlackandWhiteDragon1.AsheetofCartridgePaperiscoveredwiththinandthickswirlingblacklinesforabackground.ThepatternedpaperisthengluedortapedtoablackPre-CutMount.2.AsheetofblackCoverPaperiscoveredwithapatternusingawhiteSignoGelPen.3.Thebodyandtailisthencutoutofthepatternedpaperandthestudentsasktoswapthepapertheyhaveleftoverwiththreeclassmates.Aheadiscutfromonepatternwingsfromanotherandfeetfromthethirdpattern.4.ThefeetandwingsaregluedtothebodyandasmallstripofAcetatebentintoaUshapeistapedtothebackofthebody.TheAcetateisthentapedtothebackground.Thisisrepeatedwiththeheadshapesothatthebodyandtheheadareelevatedoffthebackground.Monoprints1.RollpaintontoasheetofAcetateandaskthestudentstousetheirngerstomakemarkingsinthewetpaint.Asheetofpaperisplacedoverthewetpaintfacedownandthepalmoftheirhandisusedtosmoothoverthebackofthesheet.Thesheetispeeledofftheacetateandsetasidetodry.Thisprocessisrepeatedusingdifferentcolouredpapersandpaintstosharewithaclassmate.2.AlargesheetofblackCoverPaperiscoveredwithDryPastelmarkingsasabackground.3.ThedifferentbodypartsofthedragonarecutfromavarietyoftheprintedpapersandthencollagedontotheDryPastelbackground.www.zartart.com.au10ActivitiesDISCUSSIONUsethistimetobrainstormwhatisknownaboutmythicalcreaturesinliteraturemusicdancedramacelebrationsandotherArtforms.ReadancientMythsfromvariouscountries.Createyourownmythsthatinvolvedragons.Listtypesofmythicalcreaturesandwheretheyoriginate.Describefeaturesofdragonsandmythicalbeasts.RESEARCHUsetheinternetlibrarytoresearchmythicalcreaturesandstoriesfromdifferentcultures.Lookforsymbolsofdragonsthatmightdiffer.DiscoverhowAsiandragonsdifferfromWesterndragons.DodragonsmeandifferentthingstotheculturesofEastandWestWhatdoestheDragonsymbolizeinChinesetraditionsEXPERIMENTThisisthetimetoexplorelinepatternshapeandcolourtocreatemythicalanddragonlikefeatures.Focusondifferentpartsofthedragonorcreaturebreakitdownintoshapesetc.Exploremonoprintscollagemodellingandconstructiontoshapemythicalbeasts.ActivitiesUsingDREAMERSteps1 11ZartExtra_Term12009DragonMask1.AsheetofA3CartridgePaperiscoveredwithmarksmadewithOilPastelsandhighlightedwithMetallicOilPastels.2.AheadshapeofadragonisthencutoutfromthissheetandscalesandeyesarecollagedontotheheadshapewithacombinationoftheleftoverpaperandMetallicPatternPaper.APolyBallcutinhalfaregluedontotheeyeshapesandlengthsofMetallicWireCordaregluedonforwhiskerstocompletethehead.Thiscouldbeglueddownontoasheetofcardboardandformedintoamask.EXHIBITImaginetheschoolcorridorsfullofmythicalcreaturesanddragonsfromallagelevels.Createasoundtrackofnoisesthatthesecreaturesmightmaketobeplayedthroughouttherecessandlunchbreaks.Interspersethe3dimensionalcreatureswiththe2dimensionalartworkstodisplaythevastnumberofskillsbeingtaughtintheVisualArtroom.RESPONSEDidthedisplayofmythicalcreaturesevokethefeelingofbeingwatchedasyouwalkedthroughtheexhibitionDidthestudentscapturethedifferentfeaturesofthesecreaturesDidthestudentssharetheirresearchndingswiththeclassHowdidthishelpintheirartmakingWerethereanyproblemsencounteredindrawingjoiningconstructingorpaintingthesecreaturesHowweretheproblemsresolvedModelledDragons1.ModelapieceofPaperMagiclayoveraPolyBalltotransformtheshapeintoamythicalcreaturewithabodythatshowstextureandpattern.SequinLeavesandBeadsmaybeaddedforfeatures.ThemodelleddragonmaybepaintedwithOcaldoBlocksandbrushedoverwithLiquidGlittertoaddsomesparkle.2.CorrugatedCardboardandpapersmaybeusedtocreateacastleforthedragon.Activitiescont.ConstructionMythicalCreaturesandDragons1.Createalargeconefromasemi-circleofPasteboardandusestaplestofastentheshape.CovertheconewithtrianglesofprintedmetallicpapersMetallicFabricNettingandMetallicFoilsinalayeringtechniquetolooklikescales.2.AGlitterStockingPiecemaybelledwithNylonFillingtocreatethecreatureshead.FeltPomPomsMetallicWireCordandSequinsareusedtoaddfeaturestotheface.TheheadisattachedtothebodybypullingtheendoftheStockingPiecethroughthetopoftheconeandtapingthisendtotheinsideofthecone.3.AlengthofArmatureWireisthreadedthroughaColouredStockingPieceandshapedintowings.Thewingsarethenattachedtothebackofthecreature.4.MetallicCorrugatedCardlegsandtailareaddedtothecreature.Thisisatimetoexplorethedifferentmethodsofjoiningmaterialstogetherinordertosecuretheshapes. ArtfortheFutureTessaGrayThemouseisthenewmedium.Theartistcancreatecolourdistortpixelatepolarizeblendandtexturisewithjustanindexnger.Thefutureofartwillcertainlyhaveacomputercomponent.ExploretheInternetdownloadfreesoftwareviewexcitingexamplesandideasfromaroundtheworld.Therearetipsfortakingandusingdigitalphotosmakingpuzzlesstampsmosaicsandanimations.Therearealsoprojectsthatcentrearoundmoretraditionalartskills.Studentscanmakeadiggeroutofcardboardboxesdesignateapotormakeawholeshimprintonhand-madepaper.NauticalthemesStillLifearrangementsPetsAnimalsandFantasyCreaturescarsandbikes.82pp............34.5037.95CanvasRemixAlisaBurkeAcrylicpaintingtechniquemarriesthehotaestheticofgraftiandtakescanvaswaybeyondthestretcherbars.Strongcolourboldlinesandmultiplegraphiclayerscombinetointroducemorethan30techniquesandprojectsusingpaintandcanvas.Createdesignswithhand-carvedstampsaddingtextimagetransfersandmore.Thisbookprovidessomeoftheneartinstructionsforthosewantingtotakecollageworktothenextlevelwhilekeepingtheworkfunandfreeformwiththelookofgrafti.128pp..........36.3539.99Mixed-MediaCollageJewelryJanetteSchusterCollageistheperfecttechniqueforcreatinguniquejewelrywithspecialkeepsakesasfocalpointsfromfamilyheirloomstovintagends.Thisuniqueguideshowshowtocombinecollagewithstampingwirewrappingsolderingandothertechniquesonavariedmixed-mediamemoryprojects.Thisbookwillshowyouhowtopreserveyourmemoriesandtellyourownstoryonmixed-mediacollagejewelryofyourowndesign.144pp.........27.2629.99HappyasLarryADVDabouttheartofPamelaIrvingBySusanKinneallyAlthoughbroadlydenedasaceramicistPamelaIrvingworksacrossavarietyofmedia.HerworkexpressesacheerfulAustralianlarrikinismalongwithamorethoughtfulresponsetocontemporarymoresandideas.ThisDVDbySusanKinneallytracesPamelasworkandthroughitprovidesteachersandstudentswithinspirationandinformationonthetechniquesthatPamelaemploys.Itisaninvaluableresourceforschoolsandteachersofalllevels.128pp..........35.0038.50FabricMemoryBooksLesleyRileyCombineyourloveofcraftingfabricandreadingtocreateuniquevolumesforpreservingyourmemories.The24projectsfeatureavarietyofbindingmethodsaswellasinventivetechniquesliketransferringphotosontotextiles.Theywillprovidethestartingpointforyourowndistinctivedesigns.127pp..........22.7224.99PrintLiberationNickPaparoneJamieDillonwithLurenJenisonPrintLiberationwillteachyouhowtoscreenprintwithreadilyavailablematerialsandeasyinstruction.Youwillstartbylearningthehistoryofthecraftaccompaniedbygraphicillustrations.Thenstep-by-stepphotographswalkyouthroughtheinsandoutsofallthemainscreenprintingtechniquesincludingprintingondimensionalsurfacessuchaswalls.141pp...........36.3539.99ArteffectsJeanDrysdaleGreenArteffectsisdividedintovesectionsthatcoverthemost-usedpaintingmediums.Eachsectionbeginswithageneraldiscussionofthespecicmediumsuniquepropertiesphysicalmake-upandmethodsofapplication.Thisbookisfullofmediaexplorationsdiscoveringtheeffectsthatmaybeachievedwhendifferentmediaisusedwithoneanother.Over400fullcolourexamplesofeffects.208pp.........54.5059.95Pop-UpCardsSandiGenoveseThisbookusespapercraftingtechniquesongreetingcardswithfuninteractiveelementsincludingpop-upssuspendedmotifsaccordionfoldsslidingpanelsthatrevealhiddenmessagesandmore.Thesecardswillbeworksofarttherecipientwillwanttotreasure.128pp..........36.3539.99NewResources12ZartExtra_Term12009newresourcesBoldlightbluepricesdonotincludegstdarkbluepricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntilApril3rd2009 articlesgalleryarteventsPDnewproductsactivitiesArtistinResidenceTwocommunityfocusedartistinresidencyprojectssituatedoutonafarm.VisualPerformingArtsActivitiesforbackdropscostumeshatsandmasksPrimaryArticleReadhowonePrimarySchoolhasintroduceditsstudentstolocalartisans.SerpentInstallationTerm22009RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003 www.zartart.com.au2EditorJanRokerArtDirectionProductionBrittaPoljansekPhotographyNicoleMerkelContributorsPetraGlaserChrisRichardsonLillianWalshandCheryleBannonZartExtraISSN14488450ZartExtraispublishedquarterlybyZartEducationadivisionofZartArtPtyLtd.Thispublicationismailedpriortothefirstweekofthetermissuedate.Thisnewsletterallowsartteachersco-ordinatorstolearnaboutwhatishappeninginarteducationandwhatotherartteachersaredoing.Youwillndinformationonnewarttechniquesandprocessesthelatestmaterialsandresourcesonthemarket.Pleasenoteallpricesquotedarevalidforthedurationofthecurrenttermonlyandaresubjecttochangewithoutnotice.Theinsertofthenewsletterprovidesdetailsofourtermsworkshopssoteacherscanthencontactusandbookintotheworkshop.Duetovariouscircumstancessomeinformationmaybesubjecttochange.ZartArtZartExtralogoandmastheadareregisteredtrademarksofZartArtPtyLtd.AllcontentissubjecttocopyrightandmaynotberepublishedwithoutpriorconsentfromZartArt.AllsubmissionsbecomepropertyofZartArt.SubmissionsmaybepublishedintheZartExtraorpostedonwww.zartart.com.autheofcialarteducationresource.ZartArtreservestherighttoeditsubmittedarticlesactivitiesforcontentlengthandclarity.ZartArtSupportingteachersincreativeeducationZartoffersanextensiverangeoffineartmaterialsresourcescraftandtechnologysupplies.Youwillfindcompetitivepricesandefficientandquickservice.441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthMelbourneVictoria3129Ph0398901867Fax0398986527www.zartart.com.auEzartartzartart.com.auAdministrationHoursMondayFriday8.30am5.00pmCustomerServiceCentreMondayWednesdayFriday8.30am5.00pmThursday8.30am7.00pmSaturday8.30am2.00pmTarraWarraMuseumofArtislocatedinthebeautifulYarraValleywineregioninthefoothillsoftheGreatDividingRangesjustonehournortheastofMelbourne.ThemuseumopenedtothepublicinDecember2003isthefirstprivatelyfundedpubliclyownedsignificantvisualartsmuseuminAustralia.ThemuseumhousesacollectionofAustralianartfeaturingprominentartistswhoseworkshaveshapedthedevelopmentofmodernartinAustralia.Aselectionofworksismadeavailableforviewingeachyearintemporarythemedexhibitionsfocusingonparticularfacetsofthecollectioncombinedwithcontemporaryinstallationsandotherspecialshowsmountedtocoincidewiththedifferentseasons.TWMAoperatesanEducationprogrammewhichworksinpartnershipwithteacherstointegrateconceptsaboutcontemporaryartandthecreativeprocessintotheircurriculaandteachingpractice.InteractiveguidedtoursforPrimaryandSecondarystudentsonedayProfessionalDevelopmentworkshopsandspecialbehindthescenesviewingsofartworksallconductedwithintheVELSandVCEguidelinesareavailablethroughouttheschoolyear.ForfurtherinformationphoneJulieSkateTWMAEducationon59573100oremailmuseumtwma.com.auContentsNewsEventsDates......2SecondaryArticleSerpentinstallation............3StudentGallery...........5CreaturesKit.............6PrimaryArticleArtistry...................7AboutZart-21stBirthday...8ExpoDay.................9ProleArticleArtistinresidency........10VisualArtActivityVisualPerformingArts...11NewResources...........12ThistermZartbeginstheleaduptoBookSafaritheChildrensBookCouncilofAustraliathemeforBookWeek2009.WorkshopscelebratingBookWeekwillcommenceinJuneatZartmetropolitanMelbournecountryVictoriaTasmaniaandCanberra.Gotoourinserttoseewhereaworkshopisbeingheldnearyou.TheCustomerServiceCentrewillbeworkingtowardshostingtheAnnualExpodayinJulywithongoingproductdemonstrationsleadinguptothebigdayonJuly10th.Comeintoseethedisplaytakeshapethroughouttheterm.EventsintheArtsartseducationeventsEventsatZartTerm2TheGalleryArkhasbeendesignedforchildrenandaimstoencourageasenseofcuriositywhilstalsopresentingsomeofthetreasuresoftheNGVcollection.GeelongGalleryuntilApril26McClellandGallerySculptureParkMay10July19BundooraHomesteadArtCentreAugust7-13SeptemberHorshamRegionalArtGalleryDec22Feb282010TopArtsIanPotterCentreNGVMarch25thJune142009JohnBrackIanPotterCentreNGVApril24thAugust92009SalvadoreDaliLiquidDesireNGVJune13thOctober420092Inspiration... ICACaseyCollegeiscurrentlyinitsthirdyearofoperationandoffersVisualArtstostudentsfromPreptoYearNine.PositionedinagrowthareainMelbournessouthregiontheCollegewillcontinuetoexpandeventuallycateringforstudentsinYear12by2012.AninstallationinspiredbyceramicformsofThancoupie3secondaryarticleZartExtra_Term22009 The3DStudiesunitofworkwasundertakenbytheYearSevenstudentsandintegratedeffectivelywiththeirHumanitiestopicofDeserts.DoublingastheirHumanitiesteacherIwasabletolinkcertainterminologyappropriatetobothunitsespeciallyastheywerestudiedconcurrentlyduringtheterm.ThestudentshavingcomefromavarietyofschoolswithintheregionhadlimitedVisualArtexperiencesoaunitenablingbeginningskillswiththeclaymediumwasdevised.WebeganbyobservinganddiscussingtheartworkofThancoupie-anAustralianAboriginalceramicartist-theelementsofdesignwithinherworkandtheculturalcontext.ADVDonclayplaywasshownenablingstudentstocomprehendthethreemethodsofcreatingformspinchslabandmouldfollowedbypracticaldemonstrationsofthepinchtechniqueslideshowsandactualexamplesofpaststudentswork.Additionaltheorydiscussionsandceramicterminologyalsoaccompaniedthelessonsaswellasfocusonsafetywithmaterialsandtechniques.Thencamethedesigningplanningofthemarksmadeassurfacedecorationontheeggs.ThestudentswereaskedtodrawarectangleintheirVisualDiariesof15x20cm.WithinthisspaceanSbendcontourwaslightlydrawninpencilinadiagonalfashionasastartingpoint.Thisencouragedanorganicdesignandlimitedthestudentsmakingsymmetricalcompositions.Fromtheretheyextendedthedesignandexploredthespaceusingrhythmicallinescreatingshapesandpatternskeepinginmindanorganicowingoutcomeasitwastobeeventuallytransferredtoa3Dorganicshape.Twohalvesoftheeggwerecreatedusingthepinchmethodfollowedbyjoiningusingtheslipandscoremethodandsmoothingoftheequatorline.Thestudentswereinstructedtowraptheirdesignsaroundtheeggbyfollowingtheirplanscarefullyandincisingthelinesintothesurfaceusingasharpgraphitepencil.Ihavefoundthesetobethebestandcheapesttoolsforthejobandalsoexcellentformakingstipplemarks.Additionalloopandribbontoolswereemployedtosubtractandcarvelowerareas.Additionalclaywasusedtocreateareasinrelief.Othersuccessfulmarkswerecreatedbyfoundtoolssuchastheinnerplastictubingofapenobjectsfoundfromhomeetc.WhilstmanipulatingtheclaythestudentsrealisedthelinkbetweentheirstudiesonDesertsandtheir3Dformstheycommentedthatmesasgullieslongitudinaldunesetc.werebeingcreatedwithintheirdesignsontheclaysurface.Oncedriedandbisqueredthestudentsselectedanoxidecolourapplieditwithadaggyruinedbrushduetothestabbingmethodemployedtoenabletheoxidetopenetratethestippledandincisedareasandwipedtheoxidefromtheraisedsurfacewithasponge.Thiswastimeconsumingasitrequiredrepetitiveactiontoreallygetthesurfacecleantorevealacontrastwiththedarkoxideintheincisedareas.Afurtherringoccurredtocuretheoxideontotheclayandoncetheeggswerereturnedtotheirownersthereweresomeverysurpriseddelightedandproudstudents.Inadditiontotheeggthestudentscreatedabaseorstandthatechoedthedesignsonthesurfaceoftheclay.Studentsevaluatedtheirexperiencesoutcomesandsuccessattheendoftheunitbeforesubmittingtheirnal3DfolioandVisualDiary.TheSerpentevolvedasameansofdisplayingthestudentsworkscollectivelyunderthestairwellintheCollegefoyerandsincewedstudiedoraandfaunaofthedesertsitseemedapttodisplaytheireggsinsuchamanner.Thecontrastoftexturesbetweenthesandandclaydelightedallwhoenteredthebuildinganditbecameoneofthosesuperbtactileexperiencesvisionsthatelicitedmanyfavourablecommentsindeedfromvisitorsstudentsparentsandstaffalike.PetraGlaserVisualArtSpecialistICACaseyCollegeNarreWarrenSouthwww.zartart.com.au4secondaryarticlecont StreetArtWithanincreasingpresenceofStreetArtsurroundingusithasbecomeahottopicofconversationwhereithastiedinparticularlywellwithlastyearsEnvironmentthemeandthistermsRulesGovernmenttheme.ThemainquestionaskedwasWhatisacceptablestreetartIhadspottedacoupleofinterestinggraftifacesoneonawallinBrunswickandasimilaroneinRichmondwithanotheronafootpathinNorthcote.EventhelogoforMaxBrennerthechocolatemanhadusedthetechniquecommonwithalltheseimagestheyweredrawnasacontinuouslineorusedfewindividuallines.Fortheirartpiecestudentswereaskedtoreplicateanalleywallgrimygloomymessyorwithcontrastsinlightandshade.Spongeswereusedtoapplypaintinavarietyofwayssuchasusingfacesedgesdraggingdabbingorblending.Theremainderoftherstlessonprovidedanopportunityforstudentstopractisedrawingfaceswithoutliftingthepenciloffthepaper.The2ndsessionstudentsusedchalkpasteltoshadeinasilhouetteoftheirface.Colourwasbuiltupbysealingandre-shadingatleast3times.StudentswereencouragedtochooseacontrastingcolouredPoscamarkertodrawtheirfacelineandcouldtagtheirwork.OnestudentsresponsetohisnishedpiecewasThisissoawesomeitssomethingIactuallywanttotakehomeandkeepChrisRichardsonVisualArtTeacherLevel4Grade56AlbertParkPrimarySchoolMullaunaCollegeYear12workStLeonardsCollegeBangholmePicassoVasesKingswoodCollegeFamilyTreeMLCFlowersCaseyCollegeSerpentOurLadyoSacredHeartBentleighLinoPrintsAssumptionCollegeArtistBooksCranbourneSecondaryCollegeScratchArtDragonsChathamPrimarySchoolLandscapesCanterburyPrimarySchoolTotemsStLeonardsCollegeBrightonDryFeltingPrintsCarolineChisholmCatholicCollegeAnimatedMangainspiredpaintingsKillesterCollegeTextureStudiesMontrosePrimarySchoolWireFacesOurLadyoGoodCounselSchoolColourMixingAlbertParkPrimarySchoolStreetArtCranbourneWestPrimarySchoolFacesOvernewtonAnglicanCollegePortraitsRichmondWestPrimarySchoolBushfresSituatedupstairsintheZartCustomerServiceCentreisZartsStudentGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkcreatedbystudentsfromLevels17.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterms.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirvisualart.Wearealwaysonthelookoutforartworktobedisplayedinourgalleryfrombothprimaryandsecondarylevels.IfyouhaveanypiecesofartworkthatwouldbeofsomeinterestpleaseemailphotosofworkstoJanoneterminadvance.PleasecontactZartEducationforfurtherinformationregardingthegalleryon0398901867orbyemailonjanzartart.com.auZartExtra_Term220095ZartsStudentGalleryExhibitingTerm22009Onshowuntilthe17thJune2009StudentGalleryProgrammetermtwoSeeourexhibitiononourwebsiteOvernewtonAnglicancollegeCranbournewestprimaryschool WhendevelopinganewbyZartproductwemustunderstandtheneedsofourcustomers.Oursecondfocusistoofferteachersaneducationalcomponent.Wethenplanmeetdiscussandexploreamultitudeofideastocomeupwithoneoverallconcept.BelowisthejourneyofournewCreaturesKitfromconcepttofruition.ConceptConstructionmodellingcollagefocusTargetPrimarySchoolsschoolswithoutanartteacherAllinonekitwithmaterialsandactivitiesThemeAimsValueformoneyTogiveartandclassroomteachersastartingpointforactivities.ProvideartactivitiesappropriatefortheclassroomToincludeavarietyoftechniquesandmaterialsforteacherstodevelopaunitofwork.Toprovidetheteacherwithaboxcontainingsufcientmaterialsforanentireclassofstudentstousetocreate2and3dimensionalcreatures.EasyreorderingProductDevelopmentBriefWithselectedmaterialscreateasmanydifferentcreaturesusingavarietyoftechniquessuitableforPrimaryagestudents.Theactivitieswouldneedtoexploretheskillsrelatedtocollagemodellingandconstructioncuttingjoiningoverlappingattachinganddecorating.TestingTeachersandstudentsatHolySpiritSchoolRingwoodweregivenatestkittoworkwithinDecember2008.ResponseThekitoffersagreatvarietyofactivitiesappropriatetogradesoneandtwo.Abletocompletetheactivitieswithsuccessandsomechildrenwereabletondnewwaystousethematerials.Easytofollowinstructionsandprovidedextensionideas.Materialsprovidedrequirearangeofconstructionandcollageskills.Theactivitiescouldalsobeusedacrosscurriculum.ResultAcompleteclassroomkitofmaterialswithateacherbookletgiving9suggestedactivitiesforP-6studentsbasedoncreatures.Extensionideasincludedwitheachactivity.TheProductTeacherbookletReorderformmaterialsFloristWireRainbowPolyEggsPaperMagiclayJoggleEyesCraftFunFoamSheetsMosaicCardboardSquaresCorrugatedWaveCardMeshTissueWhiteCardAdhesivePaperSquaresTheProductKitKIT008Each..........124.79137.27HaveyoueverwonderedwhatgoesintodesigninganewproductTakeabehindthesceneslookatourCreaturesKit.ThedesignbriefValuePackNowAvailablewww.zartart.com.au6Zarteducationarticle Imagineintroducingsculpturetostudentsastheywatchthecraftsmanshipofametalsculptorusingtheheatofaretosoftenmetalandthenseeittransformedintodesiredshapesthroughtheuseoftoolsandtheartistsskillandmaybetoevenhaveaturnthemselves.Imagineseeingthemesmerisingskillofamasterpotterashebecomesonewithhiswheelexpertlyshapinghisclayintofunctionalartpieces.Beingabletoobservehistechniqueaskquestionsandappreciatetheartistsdedicationandhighlytunedskillsdiscoveringwherethisartformhastakenthisinternationallyrenownedpotter.Envisagebeingabletoabsorbtheenergyandrhythmofdrummingworkshopsandtoenjoysingingaccompaniedbytheguitarandute.TodiscoveramusiciansjourneytohischoseninstrumenttheCelticharpandenjoyingthepeacefulnessandtranquillityofhismusicandalsohavingthechancetostrumthislovelyinstrument.Imaginechildrenbeingabletoseepeoplespassionastheyworkwiththreadsandtextiles.Toviewacolourfulandinvitingdisplayoflovinglycreatedquiltshand-madegarmentsdollsandsofttoys.Seeingwooltransformedintoyarnwithhandheldspindlesandspinningwheels.Beingfascinatedbythedelicateartofcrochetingwatchingtheprocessoffeltingseeingweavingstakeshapeonlargeloomsandpeoplebusilyatworkonpatchworkcreations.Toseeanartisttakeapaintingfromabarecanvastoanishedartpieceandtobeabletowatchthisprocessunfold.Discoveringtheartisticlanguagethetechniquestheartistsemploymaterialsandskillsrelevanttotheirparticulareld.Learningaboutwhatinspirestheartistsandhowtheyinterprettheirsubjectmatterandtheworldaroundthem.Imaginebeingintroducedtothefancifulrealmoflmandstagethroughthespecialeffectsofamake-upartistworkingintheseelds.Totakeaventureintothetheatreartsaschildrenexperienceaperformancebyacomedianwhohasthemintsoflaughter.Likewiseenjoyingtheanticsandcomedyofanarrayofpuppetsexpertlypresentedbyapuppeteerventriloquistandmagician.Visualiselearningaboutthetoolsandworkofagoldandsilversmithasshedesignsandcreatesjewellery.Tobeintroducedtoleadlightingprintmakingandceramictiledecorationandwatchingaphotographermanipulateimagesusingcomputertechnology.Imaginerelaxingandlisteningtodreamtimestoriesandbeingabletoexplorethekooricraftofbasketweavingwithanaboriginalelder.AllofthisoccurredatHealesvillePrimarySchoolin2008duringaschoolbasedcommunityartseventfeaturingartistsinresidenceaconceptandinitiativeoftheartscommitteeattheschool.VisualandperformingartistswereinvitedintotheschooltobepartofanOpenCommunityArtsDay.Closetothirtyartistswereinvolvedandtogethertheypresentedawealthoflearningopportunities.Thechildrenwereabletoseeandinteractwiththeartistsatworkastheydemonstratedtheirskillsenthusiasmandpassionfortheirartforms.Asthiswasthersttimewehadtriedthisconceptwereliedheavilyongoodwillandcommunitysupport.Wewereoverwhelmedbytheassistancewereceivedfromartistsaswellasgratefulforthesupportofothercommunityrepresentatives.Childrenwereintroducedtonewartsdisciplinesandexperiencesgainedinsightintothelifeofanartistaswellasagreaterawarenessappreciationandunderstandingoftheroleofartswithinthecommunity.Teachersparentsstudentsandartistshaveallpraisedthesuccessofthisartsinitiative.Theeventtooklengthyplanningbuttheoutcomesmadeitallworthwhile.Artistrywilldenitelybeontheagendaforfutureyears.LillianTriffettWalshRosieHouseKerryThomasArtsCommittee2008HealesvillePrimarySchoolFromleftMasterpotterTedSecombeatwork.PhotographedbyHeatherHysted.NikCrockerpreparingforhisdrummingworkshopArtistTrevorOprayinvitedstudentstohelpwithafewbrushstrokesonthisoilpaintingArtistLizCadzowsketchingintently.ZartExtra_Term220097primaryarticleartistry Happy21stBirthdayZartArtIbetyouthinkyouknowthisstory.Youdont.Therealonetheoneaboutthenameofthecompanyhasntbeentold.RextheownerwaswalkingthroughthebushlandofBeechworthwhenhecondedtohisfriendKateHartthathehadalwayswantedtohavehisownbusiness.Notanysortofcompanybutonethatwasdifferentonethatwasarty.Welldoitwasherforthrightreply.Soabusinesswasborn.Stillontheirwalktheybanteredplayedwithwordsandarrivedataspotwheretherewasazinthevalley.ThatwasitZartArtcameintobeingWiththesupportoffriendsaloveofartandagoodbusinessmindRexstartedoffinacornerofafriendsfactoryandmovedontoshareawarehousesomemayremembertheotherhalfhousedabigboat.FromthereZartArtgrewandgrew.TodayitisamajorartsuppliertoschoolsandotherinstitutionsinVictoriainterstateandoverseas.Wedidntwanttobejustanartshopsellingartproducts.Wewantedtobedifferent.SowhatsetsusapartWeaspiretoevolveandbeinnovativeandpractical.Wealsogivebackbysupportingteachersinarteducation.Yesagooddealofourresourcesareploughedbackintoeducationthroughthesupportweprovideteachersviaournewslettereducationservicestudentartgalleryandeveningwithanartistprogram.Allthatwedoisself-fundedandourgreatestadvocatesareteachersandprincipalswhocomefromfarandwidefortraining.AsaneducationserviceprovidingsupportforVisualArtseducationwewouldlikestudentstobeprovidedwithabalancedschoolprogramwhichprovidesregularaestheticexperiencestonurturetheirintellecttheirsensesandtheirspirit.Weactuallybelieveintheworthofarteducation.Artisstilloneofthefewareasofthecurriculumthatpromotessensoriallearning.Touchingseeinghearingsmellingandtastinginvolvetheactiveparticipationofindividuals.Sensorydeprivationleadstodevelopmentofindividualswhoarenotjustdullinuseofsensesbutthosewholackenthusiasmtoexploreandinvestigatetheirenvironment.Thechallengeforteachersistonurturetheenthusiasmcondenceandlackofinhibitionoftheyoungsoitdoesnotdissipate.Arteducationalsoextendsstudentsinnewskillsandproblemsolvingstrategies.Itbringsoutdifferencesthatmakeupeachindividualsuniquepersonality.Itprovidesstudentswiththeopportunitytoexpressthemselvesinanotherlanguagealanguageoftheheartandspirit.Arteducationisanidealwayofequippingstudentsforachangingworldbecauseitdemandsexibilitydiversitycreativenessfeelingandquestioning.Itistheself-reliantthinkerswhowillleadtheworld.ZartArtrecognisesthisandalongwithourfantasticstaffandanincredibleteamofartconsultantswegoforthwitheducatorsandofferjoyrespiteandbalancetothecurriculumanddeliverprogramswebelievein.VincentVanGoghIdreammypaintingthenIpaintmydreamwww.zartart.com.au8prolearticleourfirstwarehousewelcometozarttheboatinthecornerofthewarehouseThesecondeditionofourzartextra Comealongandexperienceajourneythroughtimeonthiseducationalandexcitingday.ZartsAnnualOpenDayJuly10th2009Time9am4pmWhatsOnBequicktosnapupabargainortwowewillbeofferingarangeofproductsonspecialsomebelowcostsamplessecondsandsurprisesFreeProductDemonstrationsOurthemeforthedayisAboutTime.JoinourteaminconstructingaTimeMachinetohanginthefoyeroftheCustomerServiceCentre.Enjoyfreehands-onminiworkshopswithourteamusingavarietyofmediaandtechniquesinexploringaspectsofourpastpresentandourfutureincreatingimaginativeandfactualartworks.Seehowthisthemecanextendbeyondtheartroom.Teaandcoffeewillbeavailablethroughouttheday.DemonstrationsAboutTime2009BigprojectTImeMachineClockmakingWatchbanddesignsJewelleryusingclockcogsandwheelsSurrealismartworksTimecapsulesEmbossingclockfacesTraveljournalsAlltheabovedemonstrationsandworkshopsarebeingheldbetween9am-3.00pmasanongoingprogramme.441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthVictoria3129P0398901867F0398986527www.zartart.com.au9ZartExtra_Term22009 CheryleBannonisapracticingartistandaparttimeteacheratDandenongHighSchool.In2008CheryleworkedontwoartistsinresidencyprojectsatMyunaFarmwithtwoverydifferentgroups.OnegroupinvolvedworkingonthecreationofatotempoleforthenewfriendshipgardenatDandenongLearningCentreMyunawhichisanalternativesettingfordisengagedyouth.ThisinvolvedworkingwithasmallgroupofeightstudentsandtheMyunastaff.TheotherprojectinvolvedworkingwithveDovetonandEndeavourHillsprimaryschoolsChalcotLodgeDovetonHeightsDovetonNorthEummemeringandJamesCookPrimarySchoolandonesecondaryschoolEndeavourHillsSContheSchoolCommunityApproachestoDrugEducationSCADEmosaicpathwayproject.Gotohttpwww.zartart.com.auhtmlextraarchiveszartextra_2009zartextra_t209.htmlforafulldescriptionofbothprojectsaccompaniedbyphotographs.TwocommunityfocusedartistinresidencyprojectssituatedatMyunaFarmDandenong.MyunaTotemPoleFriendshipGardenDLCMyunaoffersa12weekprogramforstudentsnotexperiencingsuccessinmainstreamschoolswithintheSouthernMetropolitanRegionthathelpsconnectthemtopeersadultsandthecommunity.TheTotemPoleprojectwasaboutprovidingtheyoungpeoplewithalastingreminderoftheirtimeatMyuna.Thisprojectwentfortwelveweeksandinvolvedalargetimecommitmentforallinvolved.Itwasalargeandchallengingprojectforthesestudents.TheylearnttosticktoalargeprojectthroughtocompletionandtohavethesenseoffullmentofleavingalastingpieceofqualityworkatMyuna.Thelongtermplanisthatfuturegroupswilladdnewmosaicpiecestothegardenasagrowingpartofthisvaluablelearninginitiative.ThetotempolewasnicknamedourGuardianAngelasthewingsspreadoutacrosstheentrancetothegarden.MosaicPathwayProjectStudentsfromtheveprimaryschoolsdevelopedinitialideasforthemosaicpathwaybasedonthethemeofhealthylifestylesanddrugeducation.Theideawastokeepapositivefeeltotheimageandencourageafrmativeapproachessuchashealthychoicesfriendshipandexerciseratherthanfocusingondrugimages.Cheryleselectedimagesfromthesedesignstousetodrawupacolourscaleimageofthepathwayinterm32008.Thisunitofworkencompassedbothindividualandgroupworkandallowedforavarietyofskillstobedevelopedandstudentsfrommostlevelsoftheschooltoparticipate.Thispathwayisduetobecompletedbytheendofterm12009andispartofmajorcurriculuminnovationswithintheDovetonEndeavourHillsClusterSchoolsinitiativeaspartoftheSCADEproject.Co-ordinatingthechanginggroupsandthedifferentteachersinvolvedfromeachschoolwasbothachallengingandpositiveexperience.Studentsrangedincapabilityandinterestlevelandthechallengewastondtasksthatttedthestudents.Thiswasaverydifferentsettingandwasaboutcollaborationandexibilityinapproach.Powerfullearningstoriesemergedthroughouttheproject.Thesetwoverydifferentmosaicprojectsofferedvastlydifferentchallengesinmosaictechniquesandtechnicalissuesthatneededtoberesolvedalongtheway.Theteamapproachtakenwithinthesetwomajorprojectshascreatedadeeplearningplatformforallinvolved.Themostpowerfulpartofthislearningwastherelationshipsthatwerebuiltbetweenthestudentsastheyworkedthrougharangeofprocesses.Adialogueofunderstandingdevelopedbetweenthestudentsthroughthecollaborativestudentcentredjourney.Thepowerformeasanartistinresidencewastobepartofamuchlargerteamofteachersandstudentswhowereworkingtogetherforacommongoal.Thenishedprojectsreectthepassionandcommitmentofferedbyallthoseinvolvedinthisproject.BoththeGuardianAngelandtheHealthyChoicespathwayholdpositivemessagesthathelpbuildthestudentsselfesteemastheylookatwhattheyhaveachievedandcannowsharewiththeircommunity.CheryleBannonArtistandTeacherArtistinresidencywww.zartart.com.au10Prole VisualandPerformingArtsSchoolperformancescomearoundalltoofasteachyearusuallywithverylittletimeallowedtocreatethecostumesandbackdrops.ZartArthascreatedfourpossiblethemesthatmaybeincorporatedintoyourownproductionorusedasvisualartunitsintheirownright.Wepresentthemaskmakingcomponentofthisunitonthispagebutpleaserefertoourwebsiteforthematchingcostumeshatsandbackdrops.httpwww.zartart.com.auhtmlactivitiesmain.htmlAllproductsusedintheseactivitiesareavailablethroughZartArt-refertoyour2009Catalogueformoreinformation.RecycledMask1.CutamaskshapeoutofCorrugatedCardthatwillttheface.Cutouttheeyesandnosecavities.2.CutaCardboardWeavingBaseintoquartersandspraypaintthemindifferentcolours.Thequartersmaythenbewovenwithanylengthsofweavingmedia.3.GlueontotheCorrugatedCardboardmaskshapepiecesoffrayedHessianorNaturalMesh.Thesemaybewovenintoaswell.4.GluethewovenCardboardWeavingBasequartersaroundthemask.5.Glueonthechosenrecycledobjectstoaccentuateanddecoratethemaskfeatures.BirdFantasyMiniBeastMask1.PaintaPapierMacheBirdMaskwithcopperLiquitempMetallicPaint.2.CoverthebeakwithstripsofMetallicEmbossedPaper.3.GlueGuineaFowlFeathersnaturalandassortedaroundtheeyesofthemask.4.GlueonasmalllengthofGlitterStretchTubingtooutlineandaccentuatetheeyes.5.CutoutandglueonsomepaperCraftyLeavesaroundthemask.6.FeathersandGlitterStretchTubinglengthsmaybegluedtothetopofthemask.7.CreatesomebugsoutofMagiclay.PaintthemwithShimmerPaintandglueonbeadsforeyes.FashionthelegsandantennaeoutoftheCreativeSoftWireandpoketheseintothebugbody.8.Gluethebugsontothemask.AustralianaMask1.PaintafullfacemaskwithcopperLiquitemppaintandsetasidetodry.2.GluestripsofTissuePaperCobwebPaperSilkeePaperanddyedsilkoverthemask.3.TearcircularpiecesofdiminishingsizeofSilkeePaperandPlantPaperandoverlapthemtoresemblearosette.Securetherosettewithaneyeletanddecorateitwithfeathers.4.Attachtherosettetothedecoratedmask.5.GluefoundobjectssuchasleavesandtwigsontothemaskusingaHotGlueGun.WaratahMask1.CoveranEyeMaskonaStickwithcutuppiecesofredCrepePaperusingdilutedPVAglue.2.WrapthestickwithalongstripofredCrepePaperandsecurebothendswithPVA.3.TocreatetheredtuftstwisttwoshortstripsofredCrepePapertogetherandgluetheminplaceinrowsabovetheeyesstartnearthetopofthemaskandprogressdowntotheeyes.4.FormtheoutlineoftheeyesbyrollingasmallballofMagiclayintoathinroll.PainteachonewithblackShimmerPaintandgluetheminplacearoundtheeyes.5.WraplengthsofArmatureWirewithredCrepePaperandglueredPomPomsontooneend.GluethecoveredwireontothebackofthemaskusingaHotGlueGun.6.DecoratethemaskwithaSequinandJewel.11ActivityZartExtra_Term22009 NewResourcesTheUsborneCompleteBookofArtIdeasFionaWattAmusthavebookforallPrimaryArtteachersthisbeautifullyillustratedbookiscrammedfulloffabulousideasandbasictechniques.Itincludesadescriptionofwhattypesofbrushestouseandhowtocreatedifferentbrushstrokesmixingcoloursapplyingpaintandamyriadofprintingtechniques.Itshowsyouhowtouseinkswatercolourschalkpastelsoilpastelswaxcrayonspapercollageandloadsmore.Simplestitchestosimpleframingtechniques.288ppBK028Each............54.5059.95CeramicsforBeginnershandbuildingShayAmberFromchoosingwhichclaytousetolearningaboutthetoolstousethisbookisidealforthebeginningceramicsstudent.Thetechniquesofpinchingformingcoilsmakingslabsandbuildingwithslabsareallclearlyillustratedandexplained.Learndifferentsurfacedecorationtechniquesglazingandringtipswiththisbook.Itwillinspireandinformbeginnersintheunlimitedpossibilitiesofhandbuilding.128ppBK720Each............40.9044.99PhotographyProductionandAppreciationSandraJaneThissecondeditionprovidesacomprehensiveup-to-dateresourceforYears7-10studentsinthevariousartphotographyandmediacoursesacrossAustralia.Thisbookfocusesdirectlyontheprocessandproceduresofdigitalphotography.Itexplainstheuseofbothlmanddigitalcamerasdiscussesapproachestocreatingexploringanddevelopingideasforphotographicartworksandteachesstudentsaboutthesignicanceofthedesignelementsandprinciplesofimagemaking.268ppBKPH002Each...........49.9554.95BookSafariZartEducationArtactivitiesbasedonthethemeBookSafariandthebooksshort-listedintheEarlyChildhoodandPictureBookcategoriesbytheCBCAin2009.LinkingartwithliteraturethisbookisanidealbookforartlibrariansandclassroomteacherstocelebrateBookWeekandtofocusontheworkthatillustratorscontributetoeachstory.Createamazingdisplaysforyourschoolwith2dimensionaland3dimensionalartworksthestudentscreate.BK619Each............33.5036.853-DABCASculpturalAlphabetBobRaczkaThethree-dimensionalworldofsculpturecomesaliveinthismuseumwithoutwalls.AscuratorofthisexhibitionRaczkafocusesonsculpturefromthetwentiethcenturyarrangedalphabeticallyfromAintheformofanarrowtoZintheshapeofzig-zags.Henotonlypointsoutdifferentstylesofsculpturesuchasabstractkineticandreliefbutalsocoversthevarietyofmaterialsstonescrapmetalevenlightthatsculptorscanuse.Agallerycollectionlikenootherthisbookissuretodelightandinspire.32ppBK009-3DEach............14.5015.95EveryPictureTellsaStoryAdventuresinAustralianArtJohnRossandAnnaBoothUnderstandingAustraliasrichartheritageisanessentialpartofknowingwhoweareandhowwegotthere.JohnRosslivelymixofarthistoryandanecdotecoupledwiththerichcollectionfromtheNationalGalleryofAustraliaistheperfectguideforthisjourneyoflearningforeveryyoungAustralian.PeterNaumannHeadofEducationandPublicProgramsNationalGalleryofAustralia.64ppBK682Each............27.2329.97TilesgonewildNewDirectionsinMixed-MediaMosaicsChrissieGraceMosaicartistChrissieGraceopensyourminduptoaworldofmixedmediapossibilitieswhenplanningaunitofworkinmosaics.SeehowtotileonunusualsurfaceslikePVCpipesandbrickpaversandmakefunkypiecesofmosaicart.Usethetechniquesinthisbooktoinspireyouindevelopingnewwaysofthinkingaboutmosaics.128ppBK788Each............36.3539.99InteractiveArtWorkshopKimRaeNugentGiveyourartnewlifebyaddinginteractiveelementsthatbegtobetouchedsniffedpulledandipped.Thisbookteachesyouhowtosetyourartinmotionwithpulltabssecretapspuzzlesandmore.Gobeyondmovingpartsandstimulatethesensesofsmellhearingandtouch.Findinspirationfrommorethan20talentedcontributorsinagalleryofmorethan100interactiveprojectsincludingartisttradingcardspostcardsalteredbooksandgreetingcards.128PPBK325Each............36.3539.99JunereleasePleaserefertoyourPDInsertfordatesandinformationonour2009BookWeekPDProgramme.12ZartExtra_Term22009newresourcesBoldlightbluepricesdonotincludegstdarkbluepricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntil26THJune2009 articlesgalleryarteventsPDnewproductsactivitiesSteinerSchoolWholeschoolPhilosophy.ArtembracedinallsubjectsActivityBeinspiredcreateyourown3DguresoutofZartPaperMixwiththiseasyactivity.CareersinArtSecondaryFocusTeachersofArtGraduateSpecialEducationTextilesandVisualArt...AussieFacesTerm32009RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003 EditorJanRokerArtDirectionProductionBrittaPoljansekPhotographyNicoleMerkelContributorsDimitriaDertilisandRobertStempZartExtraISSN14488450ZartExtraispublishedquarterlybyZartEducationadivisionofZartArtPtyLtd.Thispublicationismailedpriortothefirstweekofthetermissuedate.Thisnewsletterallowsartteachersco-ordinatorstolearnaboutwhatishappeninginarteducationandwhatotherartteachersaredoing.Youwillndinformationonnewarttechniquesandprocessesthelatestmaterialsandresourcesonthemarket.Pleasenoteallpricesquotedarevalidforthedurationofthecurrenttermonlyandaresubjecttochangewithoutnotice.Theinsertofthenewsletterprovidesdetailsofourtermsworkshopssoteacherscanthencontactusandbookintotheworkshop.Duetovariouscircumstancessomeinformationmaybesubjecttochange.ZartArtZartExtralogoandmastheadareregisteredtrademarksofZartArtPtyLtd.AllcontentissubjecttocopyrightandmaynotberepublishedwithoutpriorconsentfromZartArt.AllsubmissionsbecomepropertyofZartArt.SubmissionsmaybepublishedintheZartExtraorpostedonwww.zartart.com.autheofcialarteducationresource.ZartArtreservestherighttoeditsubmittedarticlesactivitiesforcontentlengthandclarity.ZartArtSupportingteachersincreativeeducationZartoffersanextensiverangeoffineartmaterialsresourcescraftandtechnologysupplies.Youwillfindcompetitivepricesandefficientandquickservice.441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthMelbourneVic3129AustraliaPh0398901867Fax0398986527www.zartart.com.auEzartartzartart.com.auAdministrationHoursMondayFriday8.30am5.00pmCustomerServiceCentreMondayWednesdayFriday8.30am5.00pmThursday8.30am7.00pmSaturday8.30am2.00pmContentsNewsEventsDates......2PrimaryArticleAussiefaces...................3SecondaryArticleWholeSchoolPhilosophy...4IndigenousArtMural......6GalleryTerm3.............7CopicMarkersTechniques...8CopicMarkerModules......9CareersinArt............10VisualArtActivityZartPaperMixActivity....11NewResources...........12OpenDayReviewDuringterm3pleasecomeintotheZartServiceCentretoseethemagnificentTimeMachinethatwascompletedonourannualOpenDayJuly10th.Zartwouldliketothankallthepeoplewhoattendedtheirminiworkshopsontheday.WehopetheactivitiesinspiredyoutoexplorethethemeofAboutTimeinyourschool.ForthoseofyouwhomissedthebigdayweareconductinganAboutTimeworkshopthisterm.Pleaserefertotheworkshopinsertinthisnewsletter.BookWeekDontforgetBookWeek2009BookSafariisduring22nd28thAugust.The2009BooksoftheYearwillbeannouncedon21stAugust.TheZartEducationprogramofworkshopsinMelbourneandcountryVictoriawillconcludeattheendofJuly.Thankyoutoallthehostschoolswhoopenedtheirartroomstofacilitatetheseworkshops.ChristmasChristmasisontheMoveatZartstartinginSeptemberfortheearlybirdswantingtogetorganisedfortheendoftheyearsactivities.Thisyearwehavedevelopedaprogrammethatwilleasilybeadaptedtostudiesthroughouttheyear.ZartEducationhasexploredallmannersofmovementincreatingtheChristmascheerthisyear.ThisChristmasprogramwillengageyourstudentsastheyattempttosolveproblemscreateimaginativedesignsconstructandthenwatchtheircreationsmovebywindpowerstoredenergyorpushandpullmotion.IfyoucannotattendaworkshoponChristmaswhereyouaregivenaChristmasOntheMovebooktheywillbeavailableforpurchasingmidSeptember.ZartExtraZarthasbeensupportingteachersthroughthisNewsletterwebsiteandGalleryoverthepast21years.Ifyouhaveanyideasorsuggestionsforfutureinclusionsinournewsletterpleaseemailjanzartart.com.auwithyourthoughts.IfyouhavedoneanamazingunitofworkthatyouwouldliketosharewithyourcolleaguespleasesendJananemailearlyinthetermforhertoconsider.Itisthroughthenewsletterandgallerythatwecansharethestudentscreativity.Dontforgetallpastgalleryexhibitionsarearchivedonthewebwww.zartart.com.au.Wearealsolookingatrevampingourwebsiteinthenearfuturesosuggestionsfromourcustomerswillbemostwelcomed.AsWinterturnstoSpringIhopeyouallenjoythistermandwelookforwardtoseeingyouatsomestageduringthe10weeks.ThankyouallforsupportingZartArtthroughouttheyear.artseducationeventsEventsatZartTerm3Christmas2009Our2009ChristmascataloguewillbereleasedinmidAugust.PleasekeepaneyeoutforyourfreecopywhichisfullofnewandtraditionalfestiveproductsandplentyofactivitiesandideastohelpyouwithyourChristmasprogramme.OnceagainweareproudtosupportSavetheChildrenandStateSchoolReliefCommitteeaspartofourCommunityChristmasprogramme.JanRoker-Editor2www.zartart.com.au DuringTerm32008atMilgatePrimarySchoolLevel3studentsexploredthequalitiesofcharcoalandusedtheirimaginationtodrawsomeAussieFacesintheshapeofthemapofAustralia.ThistasktiedinwiththeLevel3IntegratedunitWeareAustralianthattheywerestudyingintheirclassrooms.WhenintroducingthisnewartprojecttotheLevel3classesIbeganbyshowingthemanexamplethatIhadcreated-alargeproleofanoddlyshapedfacelledinwithCharcoalanddetail.ItheninformedthemthattheywouldbedrawingapictureofafacelikemineaspartoftheirIntegratedUnit.IaskedthemWhatdoyouthinkthisdrawinghastodowiththethemeWeareAustralianSomestudentslookedateachotherblanklywhilesomestartedtoexaminetheworksamplewiththeirheadstotheside.SoonIhadhandsshootinguphighexcitedlywaitingformetopickthemtoanswerIfyoulookonthesidethefaceisintheshapeofAustraliaIoriginallycameupwiththeideaofturningthemapofAustraliaintoafaceprolewhenlookingthroughanartbookthathadusedasmallmapofAustraliaasSantasbeard.ItdawneduponmethatitwouldbefunandinterestingtouselargeMapcardboardtemplatesIhadalreadypurchasedfromZartArttomakeanunusualproleofaface.WhenstudentswereinformedbrieyofthewholeprocessinvolvedtocreatetheirAussieFacetheywereveryexcitedandeagertogetstarted.ThiswasbecausetheyhadtheguidelineintheformofashapethemapwhichgavethemdirectionbutrarelydotheygetthefreedomtolettheirimaginationgoberserkTheprocesstomaketheAussieFacewasasfollowsTurntheZartArttemplateofAustraliaonitssideandtracearoundtheoutlinewithagreylead.DecidewhatsideofAustraliatouseasthesideofthefacee.g.Nosemouthandchinetc.AdapttheshapeofAustraliaslightlysoitbecomesrecognisablebutnotexactlythesame.Thismeantshapingthenosechinmouthandhairoutline.Thenextstepwastoaddfacialfeaturessuchaseyeseyebrowslipsteethanearandanyothersuitablefeatures.InitiallyIaskedstudentstomakeahumanfacebutastheirimaginationwentwildtheyweresoonrequestingmonstersaliensetc.Iallowedstudentstohavesomefreereignandlettheirimaginationandcreativityrunwild.Atthispointstudentsstartedtousedarkpittedcharcoaltocreateahard-edgedcrispoutlinearoundtheface.Theywerethenabletooutlinethesmallerfeaturesinside.Oncestudentshadtheiroutlinesdonetheythendecidedusingtheirnewknowledgeoftonesandtonalvalueshowtheyweregoingtollitinwithcharcoal.Thisincludedsmudgingdraggingblendingandmakinglineswithcharcoal.Thelaststepwastocarefullycutoutthewholefaceshapeandglueitontothebackground.ToguidestudentsIshowedthemtechniquesformakingdarkmidandlighttonesaswellaswhitehighlightsusingcharcoal.Iinformedstudentsofthedifferenttypesofcharcoalandtheirqualitiesandwhattheywereidealtouseforonareasoftheface.Wealsohaddiscussionsabouthowdetailstendtopopwhenweoutlinethemandthatsometimesalittlebitofwhiteshowingcanmakeapicturelookeffective.Whencreatingthetoneintheirfacedrawingstudentswereaskedtothinkofitasablackandwhitephotographwithblacksgreysandwhites.ThishelpedthemtorememberAussieFaces3PrimaryArticleZartExtra_Term32009 tomixthedarknessandlightnessupabit.Theresultswereverypleasingstudentswereabletoindulgeintheircreativitylearnabouttonesandthequalitiesofcharcoalincludingsmudgingandblendingaswellascreatingtexturalcomponentsbydraggingitonitsside.Allinalltheyenjoyedthemessinessofcharcoalwhichtheywererelativelynewtousinganditsquickresultswhenllinginshapes.Thestudentsparticularlyenjoyeddrawingextrafeaturesandcomponentsontheirbasicfaceshapeaddingfeaturessuchasteethtonguesandotheraddeddetail.ThestudentsareveryproudoftheirAussieFacesbyDimitriaDertilisVisualArtsTeacherMilgatePrimarySchoolInourschoolartformsamajorpillarsupportingthechildrenslearningaswellasbeingasatisfyingmeansofexpressioninitself.InaSteinerclassroomyouseethewallscoveredwiththechildrensartandcraft.Andthepiecesthemselvestendtohaveacertainqualityaboutthemasenseofbeinghandmadeandwroughtoutoftheindividualsstrivingasopposedtothemorepolishedandnishedproductsofcomputertechnology.Thelaterisrespectedbutkeptrmlyinperspectiveasbutoneavenue.Whenoneaskswhatisthesourceforinspirationforartweansweralltheworkwedointheclassroom.Thisrequiresacurriculumthatiscapableofsupportingsuchanoutput.Sowheninclass7westudythelifeofPythagorasandthepowerofnumbersthechildrenarealsoaskedtotakeasubjectiveapproachandconsiderthewaynumbersaffectusemotionally.Furthertheylookatanddrawthebeautifulmanifestationsofgeometryinnaturesuchashoneycombandcrystal.Thesesuggestarenedandprecisetechniqueofferedbystronglypigmentedcolouredpencils.Thehistoryoftraditionalaboriginallifeisanotherexampleofasubjectallowingforanartisticaswellasanintellectualresponse.OrimagesthatcomeoutoftheArthurianstoriesandspeaktoyoungeradolescentsoftheyearningtheyfeel.Artcancomeoutofhistoryscienceeconomicsetc.Wealsostudythevariousartsthemselveshistoricallyandintermsoftheideasandimagestheyproduced.Thehistoryofartandthehistoryofarchitectureprovideweeksofdelvingintothepastwiththerequirementthatthestudentsbeabletoreproduceparticularworkandcreatetheirownpersonalresponses.Anexampleisonestudentsmodeloftheiridealhome.WholeSchoolPhilosophyZarteshopZartArtonlinestorenowopenforconvenientshoppingEasyonlineorderingAcompleterangeofyourschoolsartcraftneedsSecureauthorisationaccessforyourschoolaccountAutomaticordertotallingAdministrativeaccessavailableExcellentsupportserviceZartArtSupportingteachersincreativeeducationTosetupyourschoolseshopaccountcontactusbyphoneon0398901867orbyemaileshopzartart.com.aucataloguenowonline4Primaryarticlecontwww.zartart.com.au Forustheneedforartgoeswaybeyondtheabilitytoexpressoneselfinaphysicalmedium.Itprovidesconstantopportunitiesforexploringtheworldbothobservationallyandthroughtheimagination.ThevalueofapowerfulimaginationinsupportingastrongintellecthasbeenreferredtobymanyeducatorsandsuchluminariesasAlbertEinstein.Tousitisselfevidentthatthecreativeandlateralthinkerneedstohavedevelopedtheirimaginarypowersandthedeepwelloffeelingsandstrongpicturesthatunderpinthatfaculty.Alsotheabilitytoturntheseideasintoactualproducts.Thecapacitytoconceivesomethingmapitandcreateitisattheheartoftechnologicalandculturaladvancement.Theembeddingofartinthecurriculumgenerallyiscomplementedbylessonsthatfocusonspecicmaterialssubjectmatterandtechniques.Thustheshcollagesplaywiththefoldingrollingandcuttingofpaperandthequalityofsurfacestexturesandcolouredwashes.Thesubjectofportraitureappearsinmostyearlevelsasawayofregisteringtheselfonthejourneytoadulthood.Hencetheclayheadandthesurrealportraitofaclayfoot.Finallythereistheframingofeachyearlevelbyaparticularmood.Class9hasasitsmoodtheideaofPolarity.Duringthatyearstudentsworkwithblackandwhitedrawingtobothmirrortheirsomewhatpolarisedblackandwhitedispositionsatthatpointandcallingonthemtoseekoutthesubtlegreysoflifeinbetween.AtSophiaweputapremiumontheuseofqualitymaterialstoenablestudentstodevelopaneappreciationfortheirsubtlepossibilities.Thisgeneratesanatmosphereofcareanappreciationofbeautyandaneyefordetail.Thosequalitiesarenotconnedtotheartsessionsbutextendtoothersubjectsaswell.Thecrossovereffectisremarkable.Studentsinarecentscienceclasswereawestruckbytheexquisiteshapesandsheenofmoltenleadthathadbeendroppedintoicedwater.Aperfectopportunityemergedfora2Bpencildrawingandanimaginativeexcursionintowhattheshapesremindedthestudentsofintheeverydayworld.Shipsshandmountainrangeswerecommonthemes.Thankgodfortheimagination.Whatmighthaveremainedaclinicalobservationsessionbecameamuchfullerexploration.Itgavethechildrenagreaterfeelingforthepossibilitiesinherentineachmoment.byRobertStempSophiaMundiRudolfSteinerSchoolAbbotsfordZartExtra_Term320095SecondaryArticle AboriginalArtMuralIndigenousAustralianPapersApackofprintedA4papersfeaturingsixdifferentpaintedbackgroundsandtwopatternedpapers.Packetof40sheetsincludesvesheetsofeachbackgroundandveofeachpatternedpages.IncludedineachpackareteachernotesdepictingthemeaningofeachpaintedbackgroundabriefoutlineoftheartistJuddasstoryandsuggesteddiscussionandresearchtopicsstudentsmayexplore.Usethepatternsinthispackasastartingpointorcreateyourownsymbolswithpaintandmarkerstocollageontoachosenbackground.Pktof40sheetsandTeacherNotesPA910Each...............................18.1519.97StonningtonPrimarySchoolchildrencarriedoutareconciliationprojectexploringAboriginalartandculture.Theylookedatdifferentsymbolsandpatternsandthencreatedtheirownpersonaldesigns.Thesedesignswereusedtocreateafabulousmuralonaschoolwall.ThechildrenwereassistedinthepaintingofthemuralbytalentedartistsPeterMackayandColleenBurke.ArtteacherMissConnieBarkatsascoordinatedthiswonderfulartproject.TheprojectculminatedinmanymembersofthepubliccomingtocelebratetheopeningofthisprojectforReconciliationWeek.ThemuralwasopenedbytheMayorofStonningtonCounsellorJohnChandlerandarepresentativeoftheBoonWurrungcommunityFayMuir.StonningtonPrimarySchoolPeterMackayJuddaAboriginalartistPeterMackaylivesinMelbournewithhispartnerandveyoungchildren.HismotherisAboriginalfromtheBaranbinjatribeandhisfatherisTongan.Heworksinschoolssharinghisskillsinpaintingdancingandplayingthedidgeridoo.HeispassionateaboutsharinghisculturewithyoungchildrenandbelievesthattounderstandAboriginalartyouneedtounderstandtheirculture.Itisthroughstorytellingthatthisculturecanbesharedwithothers.HeencouragesstudentstotelltheirstoryinthestyleofIndigenousAustralianArtists.PeterisontheZartArtArtistRegistrytoviewhisprolevisitwww.zartart.com.auZartArtworkedwithPeteronaunitofworktoprovideteacherswithastartingpointtocondentlyteachIndigenousAustralianArt.Manyteachersareunsureifnon-indigenousstudentsshoulduseAboriginalsymbolsintheirartworks.Peterencouragesthemtoandtoalsocreatetheirownsymbolsthatrepresenttheirstory.Hepaintedsixbackgrounddesignstoshowhisconnectiontothelandandsea.Thesebackgroundsprovideacanvasforyoungartiststouseinvisuallyrepresentingtheirortheirancestorsstories.Thebackgrounddesignsmaybeusedeitherasabackgroundorcutupandcollagedontoapaintedorcolouredpaper.Peteralsopaintedhisownstoryforstudentstolookatanddiscuss.www.zartart.com.au6Zarteducationarticle Howtheplatypuscametoliveinthewater...Theplatypuswasoncealand-dwellinganimal.Heusedtobaskinthesunlikealizardandspendhisdaysndingsandholestoliein.Thenthebigdroughtstarted.Thedaysbecamelongerandthesungothotterandhotter.Theplatypusfoundhisskinstartingtodryoutandcrack.Hisbeautifulgreenskinturneddryandyellow.Alltheplatypusesgottogetherandhadanemergencymeeting.Theydecidedtheyhadtochangetheirhabitat.Theymovedintothecoolwatersoftheriversandbillabongs.Howevertheirlittlelegsgotverytiredfrompaddlingallday.Hencetheystartedtobuildsecretundergroundtunnelsandhideoutswheretheycouldrestandkeepcool.Nowtheplatypusalwayslivesinthewater.NoahHaileyburyCollegeBrightonWhytheplatypuslivesunderwater...InyearsgonebythereweremanymoreplatypusesinAustraliathantherearetoday.Theplatypususedtolovelyinginthewarmmorningsunthenshelteringfromtheheatofthedaybyswimminginthecoolbillabongandriver.Unfortunatelyastheplatypusesdozedinthesandcrocodileswouldcreepupandselectthefattesttoeatforlunch.Numbersdwindleduntilthechiefplatypuscameupwithawonderfulidea.Platypuswouldmovefromthelandtotheriverandcreateunder-waterhomeswheretheywouldbesafefromcrocodiles.Theynowrarelycomeoutofthewaterandwhentheydotheycheckthetracksonthegroundtoseeifcrocodilesarenearby.MatthewHaileyburyCollegeBrightonBeverleyHillsPrimarySchoolBlackandWhiteCarrumDownsSecondaryCollegeEscherdrawingsGreatRyriePrimarySchoolPortraitsHaileyburyBrightonFiguresIndigenousArtHealesvillePrimarySchoolNaturalDisastersHeathmontEastPrimarySchoolDollsMilgatePrimarySchoolAussieFacesPuckapunyalPrimarySchoolBowlsofFruitScotchCollegeJuniorSchoolLandscapesSophiaMundiRudulphSteinerSchoolArtworksSouthGeelongPrimarySchoolArtBooksSpringviewPrimarySchoolTribalArtStellaMarisPrimarySchoolBeaumarisStockingPeopleStMarysSchoolThornburyPoliticiansTyabbPrimarySchoolTribalFacesValkstonePrimarySchoolArtworksSituatedupstairsintheZartCustomerServiceCentreisZartsStudentGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkcreatedbystudentsfromLevels17.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterms.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirvisualart.Wearealwaysonthelookoutforartworktobedisplayedinourgalleryfrombothprimaryandsecondarylevels.IfyouhaveanypiecesofartworkthatwouldbeofsomeinterestpleaseemailphotosofworkstoJanoneterminadvance.PleasecontactZartEducationforfurtherinformationregardingthegalleryon0398901867orbyemailonjanzartart.com.auZartsStudentGalleryExhibitingTerm32009Onshowuntilthe9thSeptember2009StudentGalleryProgrammeTermThreeSeeourexhibitiononourwebsiteNoahMatthewZartExtra_Term320097HaileyburyCollegeBrightonTyabbPrimarySchoolSophiaMundiRudulphSteinerSchool Copicsarenotjustamarker-theyarethecompleterenderingsystemCopicMarkersaretheperfecttoolforcreativeexpressioninfashiontextilesconceptdevelopmentMangaillustrationproductdesignfurnituredesignandstoryboarding.Hereareafewtechniquestogetyoustarted...ZartArtarethecompletestockistofallyourCopic-MarkersrefillsAirbrushsystem.FormoreinformationandtechniquesandproductadvicepleasephoneZartArt0398901867.Copicshavebeenusedontracingpapertogiveauidnish.WethenputdropletsofCopicColourBlenderoryoucanuseASArtCleantodramaticallydispersethemarker.ATransparentObject.FirstcreateadarktolightgradientC6-C10background.UsingahighlypigmentedwhitepencilWhiteChinagraphorWhiteGouachedrawtheobjectintheforeground.SothatyournelinedoesnotbleeduseaCopicsafenelinertocreateacleanedge.Createtexture.Wehavedrawnourdesignonbleedproofpaper.RenderedthedresswithaCopicMarkerforasolidcolour.ThentoaddtextureandtoencouragethemarkertospreadwehaveusedASArtCleanonthedress.Experimentwithdifferentapplicatorstocreatedifferenttextures.Hereweusedasponge.UseCopicMarkerstoexperimentwithdifferentcoloursandstrokestocreatefreshspontaneousillustrationsandstoryboards.www.zartart.com.au8SecondaryFocus IntroductiontotheCopicMarkerTheadvantagesofusingtheproductforbasicrendering.ParticipantswilllearnthestrokeandrenderingtechniquesrequiredforuseofthisCopicsystem.ArangeofC1toC10markerswillbeused.Participantswillleavefeelingcondentwithcoolgreyrenderingactivities.FurtherrenderingobjectsconceptswithCopicmarkersRenderingofobjectsproductorconceptsusingbasiclayoutorowndesignswiththeCopicMarkersusingthegreys.IntroductiontoColourwithCopicMarkerstohighlightdifferentaspectsofadesign.ColourCopicmarkersandexperimentaltechniquesforVisualCommunicationFashionandArtUsingexistingskillsofworkingwiththeCopicMarkersthismoduleextendsbeyondtheirbasicuse.Experimentandinvestigatenewandinnovativewaystousethemarkers.TheCopicMarkerscanbeusedforinterestingeffectsforVisualCommunicationFashionandVisualArtprojects.ModuleOneModuleTwoModuleThreeZartEducationPDModulesessionsarenowavailableforyourdepartmenttochoosefromatatimethatsuitsyou.Hands-onworkshopsthatwillexploretheendlesspossibilitiesofarangeofproductsandteachyounewtechniquesinthecomfortofyourownschool.BookingsfurtherinformationPDCopicModulesPleasecontactTaniaDiBerardinoph0398901867oremailtaniazartart.com.auwithallbookingsandPDModuleenquiries.Costingsandconditionsofbookingsarebasedonrequirementsforeachmodule.ThecertificateissuedforthePDModuleswillbearecordofyourprofessionaldevelopmentactivitieswithZartEducation.ZartEducationPDModulesTootimepoortoattendProfessionalDevelopmentsessionsoffcampusbutneedsomethingtoengageyouandthereforeyourstudentsZartCopicMarkerModuleminiworkshopNOWavailableforVisualArtEducators.9ZartExtra_Term32009 artcareersinThisCareersinArtSupplementcelebratesarteducatorsandthediversebackgroundsandexperiencetheyallhave.Toreadmoreandforothercareersinartarticlespleasevisitourwebsitewww.zartart.com.auwww.zartart.com.auhtmlextraarchiveszartextra_2009zartextra_t309.htmlWhenyouwerelittlewhatdidyouwanttobecomeIcantrecallreallywantingtobeanythingexceptforaPrimarySchoolTeacher.Itwasntabigfocusforme.WhenIwaslittleIthinkIjustlovedplayingreally.IusedmyimaginationalottobuildmakeandcreateandasIgrewuponafarmtherewasplentyofthingstodoandlotsofspacetoletmyimaginationrunwild.IalsospentalotoftimedrawingwithmysiblingsandsewingwithmymummakingsuremyBarbiehadclothesonWhileIwasinyear11IwenttoItalyforthersttimeonafamilyholiday.Itwasthemostinvaluabletripanditchangedmylifeforever.IfelltotallyinlovewithartarchitecturetravelandeverythingItalian.ThisiswhenIknewIwantedtodosomethinginvolvingthearts.Ireallyenjoyedtheartsandanythingthatinvolvedmakingthingsatschoolitwasidealbecauseitwasveryrelaxing.Mymotherencouragedustostudy.Shehadalwayswantedtobeateacher.WhatdidyoustudyatschoolanduniversityAftergoingtoMirbooNorthHighSchoolformysecondaryyearsIwenttoYallournTAFEandstudiedAppliedArtinYear12.ItwasthebeststartforacareerintheartsandithelpedmetopreparemyArtFolioforentranceintoUniversity.IwenttoMelbourneUniversityandstudiedBachelorofEducationArtCraftandmajoredinTextilesandArtHistory.ThisiswhenIfellinlovewithTextiles.In2008IcompletedmyMastersofEducationSpecialEducationandEarlyIntervention.IalsohaveCerticate4inTherapeuticMassagebutthatsasecretWhatattractedyoutoacareerinteachingAfternishingUniversityIrealisedthatIreallydidntwanttoteachinamainstreamschool.WhenItookonemergencyteachingitwasonlybecauseitwasanemergencytohavesomemoney.BytheendofthosedaysIwastraumatisedforlifeFifteenyearswentbythenIbeganteachinginaschoolforintellectuallydisabledchildren.IeventuallymovedintotheartroomandIhavebeenteachingartappreciationtextilesglassworksjewellerymakingsculpturemosaicsandmyclasseshavebeeninvolvedinpaintingbollardsandmuralsforthecommunity.Ithasbeenstimulatingchallengingandsatisfying.IlovetheschoolIworkinandmycolleaguesareveryspecialpeople.IalwaysthoughtthatIwouldliketoworkwithadultsorinanalternativesetting.Teachinginaspecialschoolhasgivenmethisopportunityandhasdevelopedmyunderstandingofteachingtoadeeperlevel.Ireallyhadtoteachmyselftoteachinthisenvironment.Iteachstep-by-stepandthishastakenmethelastcoupleofyearstoperfect.TeachingislikeactingyouhavetoactinaroleandbearolemodelallthetimewithouttheglamourAnycareerhighlightsIsupposenishingmyMastersinEducationwhileworkingfull-timein2008wasagreathighlight.GenerallyonadaytodaybasisitswhenIseethechildrenlearn.Whenyouwitnessthepennydroppingespeciallyforthosethatnditdifculttolearnitsagreatjoyandcelebrationoflearning.ThisiswhenIknowallofthehardworkisworthit.Itshowsyouthatyouaremakingadifferenceintheirlives.Theachievementsofthestudentsandtheselfesteemtheybuildthroughtheartsareastonishing.AlsocelebratingstaffbirthdayscomeshighonthelistasweallenjoycakeplattersandsomelaughteritsnormallyrightwhenyouneeditthatsomeoneisgettingolderWhatsyourfavouritepieceofartworkFavouriteTherearetoomanytochoosefromthatareexcitingandinspiringtohaveafavourite.Icangiveyoumylist.IreallylovedDalisworksandIwenttohisgalleryinSpainInFranceIwenttoMarcChagallsGalleryhisgallerywassotranquil.IloveGauguinsFrenchPolynesianworksbecauseIlovetropicalthecoloursshapesandatnessinhisworks.ThemetallicsanddesigninTheKissbyGustavKlimtisareectionofmyinspirationfortextilesandpainting.AndPicassosworkisalsoonthelist.IwillalsoremembertheMarkRothkothatwasinthehousewhereIwasanAuPairinItaly.ItwasabigbluepaintingandIwouldjustsitinfrontofitandbecomesubmergedincolourIjustdidntgetwhyhepaintedlikethisatthetimebutthatwasactuallyitWhatperiodinarthistoryinspiresyouthemostSinceIvebeenteachingIcanlookatartandreallyappreciatewhatIseeIalsolookatartanddecipherit.WhenIaminspiredItryandlookforhowIcanuseitinaclassandhelpmystudentsbecomeawareofartandartist.ItisdifculttoteachstudentswholeperiodsofartinSpecialEducation.SoIteachwithathemee.g.landscapesportraitswaterleavessunowersetcandthenexploreartistssuchasPicassoVanGoghKlimtDrysdaleetc.andtheirartworkssuchasWeepingWomanSunowersthentheperiodssuchasCubismImpressionismAbstractartetc.anduseartlanguagesotheyextendtheirwholeunderstandingofart.ThenweexploremediumsandtechniquessuchaspencilgraphicpensoilpastelcharcoalIndianinkstoproduceworks.Ialsospendtimeattheendofeveryclassforstudentstoobserveandevaluatetheirownandotherswork.ThisishowIcreatemyprograms.WhataresomeofthenegativeaspectsofyourjobThebiggestprobleminschoolstodayisdiscipline.Icantstandwastinggoodtimeondiscipline.Teenagersjustlovetotesttheboundaries.ItisverydifferentinSpecialEducationthoughasunaddressedbehaviourscanmakeorbreakyourday.Iputinalotofeffortbuildingunderstandingrelationshipswithstudents.Unfortunatelysometimesyoucantxsomethingthatistotallybroken.Atschoolweallendeavourwiththisfrustrationbuttrytoprovideasoundstablefairenvironmentforstudentstogrowin.WheredoyougetmostofyourinspirationOnadaytodaymyinspirationcomesfromthestudentsandtheirworkitssoexcitingTodeveloptheirskillsunderstandingofartandbuildtheirselfesteem.Iliketogivepositiveencouragementtobringouttheirbest.AftereveryclassIwillaskthemtohangtheirworkupontheboardandwediscusstheirwork.Thisinspiresmetoprovidethestudentswithinformationandscopetolearnanddevelopasindividuals.IfyouwerespeakingtoasecondarystudentwhowasshowinginterestinfollowinginyourfootstepswhatadvicewouldyougivethemFirstlyIwouldtellthemtoworkhardandpreparethemselvestobeacceptedintouniversity.Iftheyneedtopresentanartfoliodothisprofessionallyandshowversatilitywithintheirskills.Showoutstandingpiecesofwork.Developskillstohelpthempresentthemselvessuchasshowingcondencebeingpreparedhavinggoodcommunicationandspeakingprofessionallyininterviews.Oncetheyhavebeenacceptedintouniversitytofollowthesystemandbeorganisedandtheywillsurvivethepressureofbeingyoungandwantingtoenjoylifeandworkinghardtostudytoachievegreatresults.Alsowhendoingschoolroundsapplyforschoolstheyreallywanttoworkininordertogettoknowtheschoolandhaveagoodchanceofemployment.Donteverletgooftheirdreamsevenifsomethingsinlifegetintheirway.Alwayspractisetheirart.Beinvolvedinthecommunityandgettoknowpeopleintheireld.MariaGermanoVisualArtTeacherBaringaSchoolMoePleasevisitourwebsiteforthecompletearticlewww.zartart.com.auwww.zartart.com.au10SecondaryFocus TheArmature1.MakeanarmatureusingPolyBallsofdifferingsizesBoxBoardcardboardcylindersandcones.FornershapesusePaperMagiclayasithastheabilitytoadheretoanysurfaceitislightweightandeasytoshape.2.ChickenWireisthensquashedoverthewholeformtoprovidegripfortheZartPaperMix.Itcanalsobeusedsolelyaspartofthearmaturee.g.Toformtheeyesocketthatsurroundsandholdsthepolyballeyesinplace.JutestringmaybeusedtoholddownanypartsoftheChickenWirethatpokeoutaroundthearmature.Thiswillsavethehandsfromanydamagefromthewire.InsomedesignsitmaybenecessarytogluepartstogetherasthewholearmaturemuststandrmlyonitsownbeforeapplyingtheZartPaperMix.TwopreferredgluesareSupertacfromZartforsmallersculpturesandBondingCementcommonlyknownasNoMoreNailsthatcanbeboughtinwatercleanupformfromanyhardwarestoreforasculpturemorethenapproximately60cm.Thenishedpiece1.InabowloricecreamcontainerplacetwocupsofZartPaperMix.Keeptheamountssmallasthemixwillstartsettingrapidlyduetotheplastercontent.2.Addwaterandmixtogetherwithyourhandsoraspoon.Theconsistencyneedstobefairlyrm.Thisalsospeedsdryingtimesoworkonasmallareaatonetime.Standthemodelonaplasticworksheetasyouwork.3.Useyourhandstopressandspreadthemixoverthechosenworkarea.Themoreyoufussandrubthesmootherthenishyouwillachieve.Thismeanslessmessyanddustysandingandcleaningupofaveryrmdriedmixafter.InddlyareasuseaPopStickorSatayStick.Indthatcreatingarmbaseisthebestplacetobegin.Anarmaturethatstandsuprightiseasiertoworkon.WorkfromthatareauporoutuntilyouhavecoveredthewholesculptureinalayerofPaperMixandallthepartsofthearmatureareinvisible.ItdoesnotneedtobeathicklayerastheZartPaperMixwhencompletelydryisverystrong.ItdrieswhiteandcanbepaintedusingacrylicpaintsuchasVipondorChromacrylPaint.NoteforamoreprofessionalnishIsuggestvarnishingyourworkorbetterstilluseVipondpaint.Vipondwillallowyoutocreatenerlinesandmoredetaileddecorationsandgiveyouaniceglossnishwithnoneedtovarnish.zartartpapermixsculptureZartPaperMixMadefromrecycledpaperandplastermix.Simplyaddalittlewatertomakeupalightsconedoughmix.Buildupontoawirecardboardarmature.Keepaddinguntildesiredshapeisachieved.Oncedrythemodelmaybesandedcarvedordecorated.AsamouldmediumaddonepartofwatertotwopartsofZartPaperMixpowderbyvolume.Thismakesthemixtureveryrunnyandmostsuitableforpouringintomoulds.Instructionsincludedinmix.8kgReusablebucketML650Each.........................46.9551.65ByAnnaKing11ActivityZartExtra_Term32009 Newpublicationavailableoctober12009NewResourcesChristmasOnTheMoveMoveclimbrockspinrollpullpushChristmasontheMoveLinkyourendofyearactivitiesintotheworldoftechnology.MakeasleighthatmovesaSantathatclimbschimneysoronethatskatesaroundamirror.ThisChristmasprogramwillengageyourstudentsastheyattempttosolveproblemscreateimaginativedesignsconstructandthenwatchtheircreationsmovebywindpowerstoredenergyorpushandpullmotion.ThisprogramisdenitelyonethatisnotjustforChristmaswithactivitiesthatmightbeextendedthroughouttheyearinafabuloustechnologyunit.DecorationstoysChristmasscenesandotherfunactivitiesarebeautifullypresentedinthisfullcolourpublicationwitheasystep-by-stepinstructionsandDREAMERStepextensionideas.AlinkisprovidedforeachactivitytoanotherthemeapartfromChristmas.BK856Each..............36.3239.95AfricanInspirationsinEmbroideryMarySleighStrikingimagesofAfricaaretranslatedintotextileartusingembroiderydyeingandmixedmediainthisbeautifullyillustratedbook.Thisbookincludesthedesignprocessfromconceptthroughdrawingcolourstudiescollageandtheuseofsketchbooks.ColourfromnaturalearthtonestothebrightcoloursofAfricanjewelleryandtextiles.VibrantshapesandpatternsfromAfricanculturetranslatedintotextiledesigns.128ppBK228Each..............36.3539.99HandmadePaperfromNaturalsDianeFlowersRepurposingrecycledmaterialsandusingnaturalplantstocreatebeautifulpaperisfuneasyandeco-friendly.Thisbookgivesyou25recipesformixingpulpfromadvertisingiersenvelopescataloguesalongwithnaturalmaterialssuchasherbsfernsowerpetalsetc.Plusprojectstoexploreinusingthehandmadepaperyouhavemade.128ppBK421Each..............40.9044.99EcoCraftSusanWasingerThisbookhasmorethan30innovativegreenprojectstoenticeyoutotransformrubbishintostylishartware.Nowthatweareconcernedaboutourimpactontheplanetthesesimplepositiveideasareagreatopportunitytoletyourcreativityshineandgiveyourhandsthedown-to-earthpowertorepurpose.Withclearstep-by-stepphotosandeasy-to-understandinstructionseachprojectisaccessibleenablinganyonetomakeandenvironmentalimpactthatcounts.128ppBK326Each..............36.3539.99ButtonitUpSusanBealButtonshavelongbeenasubjectoffascinationformanypeoplewhethertheirinterestslieinmakingthingswiththemorsimplycollectingthem.Abriefhistoryofthebuttonbeginsthisfabulousbook.Completewithbeautifullyillustratedstep-by-steptechniquesthisbookhas80projectstotry.170ppBK327Each..............36.3539.99ChristmasontheMovealsoavailableasPDprogrammeSeeworkshopinsertwebsitefordetails.12ZartExtra_Term32009newresourcesBoldlightbluepricesdonotincludegstdarkbluepricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntil18THSeptember2009 MrsOsFriendshipTreeAmosaicgardenprojectthatrepresentsfriendshipsupportpositivityremembrance.IndigenousArtPreschoolstudentslearnaboutAustralianIndigenousartandstorytelling.EasyfashionrenderingStudentsatBeaconhillsCollegecreatemagazinecovers.MastersofcollagearticlesgalleryarteventsPDnewproductsactivitiesTerm42009RegisteredbyAustraliaPostPublicationNo.32768700003 EditorJanRokerArtDirectionProductionBrittaPoljansekPhotographyNicoleMerkelContributorsZitaLamersJaneByrneLesleyLightRobinPittandJoOnus.ZartExtraISSN14488450ZartExtraispublishedquarterlybyZartEducationadivisionofZartArtPtyLtd.Thispublicationismailedpriortothefirstweekofthetermissuedate.Thisnewsletterallowsartteachersco-ordinatorstolearnaboutwhatishappeninginarteducationandwhatotherartteachersaredoing.Youwillndinformationonnewarttechniquesandprocessesthelatestmaterialsandresourcesonthemarket.Pleasenoteallpricesquotedarevalidforthedurationofthecurrenttermonlyandaresubjecttochangewithoutnotice.Theinsertofthenewsletterprovidesdetailsofourtermsworkshopssoteacherscanthencontactusandbookintotheworkshop.Duetovariouscircumstancessomeinformationmaybesubjecttochange.ZartArtZartExtralogoandmastheadareregisteredtrademarksofZartArtPtyLtd.AllcontentissubjecttocopyrightandmaynotberepublishedwithoutpriorconsentfromZartArt.AllsubmissionsbecomepropertyofZartArt.SubmissionsmaybepublishedintheZartExtraorpostedonwww.zartart.com.autheofcialarteducationresource.ZartArtreservestherighttoeditsubmittedarticlesactivitiesforcontentlengthandclarity.ZartArtSupportingteachersincreativeeducationZartoffersanextensiverangeoffineartmaterialsresourcescraftandtechnologysupplies.Youwillfindcompetitivepricesandefficientandquickservice.441LextonRoadBoxHillNorthMelbourneVic3129AustraliaPh0398901867Fax0398986527www.zartart.com.auEzartartzartart.com.auAdministrationHoursMondayFriday8.30am5.00pmCustomerServiceCentreMondayWednesdayFriday8.30am5.00pmThursday8.30am7.00pmSaturday8.30am2.00pmChristmasCatalogueCelebrateChristmasCreativelyExcellentServiceGreatArtCraftProductRangeActivitiesPDProgrammeContentsNewsEventsDates......2PrimaryArticleMastersofcollage..............3ProleArticleMrsOsFriendshipTree.....4SecondaryArticleEasyFashionRendering.....5GalleryTerm4............7IndigenousStudies........8NewProducts.............9SecondaryModules.......10Eshop...................10ColoursofPeru...........11NewResources...........12artseducationeventsEventsTerm4Christmas2009OurChristmascatalogueiscurrentlyavailableitisfulloffestiverelatedproductsandeasyactivitiesdesignedtoinspireyourChristmasprogrammeandhelpyourbudget.Christmasspecialscanbedownloadedfromourwebsitewww.zartart.com.auChristmasArtandTechnologyLinkyourendofyearactivitiesintotheworldoftechnology.MakeasleighthatmovesaSantathatclimbschimneysoronethatskatesaroundamirror.ThisChristmasprogrammewillengageyourstudentsastheyattempttosolveproblemscreateimaginativedesignsconstructandthenwatchtheircreationsmovebywindpowerstoredenergyorpushandpullmotion.ChristmasontheMoveisdenitelyonethatisnotjustforChristmasastheactivitiescouldbeextendedthroughouttheyearinafabuloustechnologyunit.EachparticipantataChristmasworkshopreceivesabeautifullypresentedbookinfullcolourwitheasystep-by-stepinstructionsandDREAMERStepextensionideas.AlinkisprovidedforeachactivitytoanotherthemeapartfromChristmas.PleaserefertoourPDprogrammeinsertforworkshopdetailsortopage12formoreonourChristmaspublication.JanRoker-EditorZartArt-isaPdiproviderZartworkshopsarelistedontheVictorianInstituteofTeachingPdiwebsitewithreferencestothestandardsofprofessionalpractice.ThismeansthatZartworkshopswillsupportteachersrenewalofregistration.TeacherscannowndourworkshopsonthePdisiteaswellasonourownwebsite.Clickonthelinkstomovetoeachsiteandtoregisteryourbookings.WholeSchoolPDZartoffers2.5hourworkshopstostaffinthecomfortoftheirownschool.Theseworkshopswillbepopularforstudentfreedaysandstaffmeetings.TeacherscanndourworkshopsonthePdisiteaswellasonourownwebsite.httpwww.zartart.com.auhtmlwkshpshtmlwholeschool.htmlSemi-PermanentDate9-10October2009MelbourneConventionExhibitionCentreSemi-Permanentisadesigneventitconsistsofaconferenceandsideeventswhichincludeexhibitionscompetitionsworkshopsandparties.Itsaweeklongcelebrationofallthingsdesign.GraphicDesignFilmArtIllustrationWebDesignPhotographyVisualEffectsAnimationGraftiMotionGraphicsStopMotionallthesethingsandmore.Semi-Permanentexploresthediverseandexcitingdesignworldbringingtogetherexceptionallytalentedartistsanddesignerstospeakattheevent.2009ClemengerContemporaryArtAward17September7February2010NGV-IanPotterCentreThehistoryoftheClemengerContemporaryArtAwarddocumentstheevolutionofAustraliancontemporaryartoveracriticalperiodoftime.LookingbackoverthecourseoftheAwardsince1993onecanascertainforexampleanincreasingengagementbyartistswithnewmediaandvideoinstallationasAustralianartbecomesevermoreglobalisedanddevelopsmoreoutward-lookingpractices.Pleasevisithttpwww.ngv.vic.gov.auclemenger2009TherightPDchoice2www.zartart.com.au LeadinguptothisunitofworkthegradevestudentsatLeongathaPrimarySchoolstudiedtheartworksofsomeofthegreatmastersofcollageandassemblagethathaveinspiredartistRachelWarrensuchasAustralianartistRosalieGascoigneAmericanartistRobertRauschenbergandGermanartistKurtSchwitters.RachelWarrenisatrainedteacherandhasanHonoursDegreeinneartsandspecialisesincollageandassemblage.Thestudentslookedatexamplesofherworkwhereshecombinedhumourandsocialcommentusingavarietyofobjectsatthelaststageoftheircycleforexamplesunglassestoothbrusheswomensrazorsplasticthongsandtoycars.Westartedourworkshopsdiscussingtheartiststheyhadbeenresearchingandthentalkedaboutwhatmakesagooddesign.Beforethestudentsstarteddesigningtheywereencouragedtodeveloptheirownpersonalstylebymakingtheirpiecedifferentquirkyboldsensitivefunnyorserious.Itwassuggestedthattheyconcentrateonusingonly2-3coloursindifferentshadestones.Theywerealsoaskedtothinkaboutatitlefortheirassemblagewhiletheywerecreatingitandtolettheirimaginationgo.Oncetheyhadagoodunderstandingofwhatwasexpectedofthemtheyeachchoseasecondhandframefromaboxtherewerenearly100oldframestochoosefrominavarietyofstyles.Nexttheyrummagedthroughboxesofrecycledwoodinvariousshapesandsizesaswellascontainersoffoundobjectsrecycledpapersandbitsandpiecesofcollectedobjectssuchasplastictoysbuttonsbatteriesetc.Aftercollectingalltheirpiecestheybegantocarefullycomposeanassemblagewithattentiontotheelementsofdesignthathadbeendiscussedsuchasbalancetexturediscordapartthatstandsoutordrawsyoureyeintotheartworkrepetitionshapeandline.Someofthestudentswoodhadtobecutwithajigsaworhandsawtoenableittottheirdesign.Oncearrangedthedesignswerepaintedwithattentiontocolourtonesandshadesandsandedwithsandpaper.Ithenindividuallydiscussedwiththestudentsthebesttechniquesneededtoenhanceandconnecttheirassemblage.Thestudentsshowedagoodunderstandingofdesignandassemblageaswellasbeingincrediblyexpressive.Itseemedtoexciteandengageboththeboysandthegirls.Attheendofthelessonwediscussedeachdesignanditstitle.SomeofthetitlesincludedBreakingfreeGrandmaskitchenBlockageCuttingEdgeandCokeaColaindustry.RachelandIwerebothoverwhelmedwiththeenergyandthoughteachstudentputintotheirassemblage.ThestudentsworkthenbecamethecentrepieceofourschoolsArtExhibition.RachelWarrenCollageandassemblageartistZitaLamersArtteacherLeongathaPrimarySchoolMastersofcollageArtistinResidenceCollageassemblageartistRachelWarren3PrimaryArticleZartExtra_Term42009 YouCanDoItisaholisticeducationalprogramthatmanyschoolsarechoosingtoadoptthroughoutyearsPrep-10.Itsidealsaretomaximizesupporttothestakeholdersineducationparentsstudentsteachersandthecommunity.Itaimstodothisbyitsinclusivenatureinhelpingthoseachievetheirindividualacademicemotionalandsocialpotential.Theprogramlooksatbuildingonstudentspositiveattributesratherthantheirnegativesbypromotingsocialemotionalandpersonalachievement.Earlyidenticationandinterventionenablesteacherstobuildandmaximizethesocialandemotionalcapabilitiesofyoungpeopleandfostersanapproachofoptimizingadultsapproachtoencouragingandbuildingpositiveoutcomesforyoungpeople.TheceramicmosaicFriendshipTreeseatatStJosephsSchoolMalvernhasbeenbasedontheYouCanDoItprinciples.TherearevekeywordsthatarethevaluesforthedevelopmentofastudentssocialandemotionaljourneytosuccesstheseareCondencePersistenceOrganizationGettingAlongandResilience.Thesekeywordswerethefoundationstoneonwhichweweretobuildanddesigntheproject-aneightmetrelongcementrenderedbrickseatsituatedinacorneroftheschoolunderamagnicenttree.Weneededtondvisualimagesthatthestudentscouldeasilyidentifywithandtakefromabstractwordstovisualforms.ThefollowinganalogieswerebrainstormedCondence-StarsPersistence-SunOrganizationBeebeehiveGettingAlonghandsmulticulturalResilience-OwlArtteacherandStudentWellbeingCo-ordinatorGeorginaManningworkedwiththestudentstocreatethedrawingsfortheseat.Theimageswereplacedinsuchawaythattheseatisanallegory.Theseatisahorseshoeshapeandthestorystartsonthelefthandtopandthefaceoftheseatstartingwiththesunshiningdaytimeitbeamsoutitspersistenceasitcomesupeverydaymovingalongtocloudswhichrepresentthatyousometimeshavecloudydaysbadtimes.Dovesyingbutterysandbeesbuzzingtoabeehivewhichrepresentorganization.ThetopoftheseatthroughtotherightnishesinthedarkcolourstransformingdaytonightthreeOwlssittingonoutstretchedbrancheswhicharethehandssymbolsofgettingalongandMulticulturalismaresilhouettedagainstthenightskywithstarsshiningasymbolforSettinggoalsreachingforthestars.ThefaceoftheseatfromtheleftsidehastheoutstretchedbranchahandthatisholdingabirdsymbolofsocialresponsibilitythinkingrstmovingthrougharetheimagesofacatandmouseyoucanbequietandnottakerisksorYouCanDoItbeindependentandtakerisksamongstthehandmadeceramicowersandleaves.InthefrontcentreoftheseataretwochildrenreachingoutinfriendshipsymbolizesgettingalongandthewordofMrs.OsFriendshipTree.StudentscanidentifywithalloftheimagesandtheseatcanbeusedasaneducationalresourceforintegratedcurriculumpoetrystorywritingS.O.S.Ewithinavarietyofeducationalsettings.TheFriendshipTreeisamemorialgardenwhichhasbeendedicatedtoLeonieOHanlonwhopassedawayin2008fromovariancancer.ShewasalovedteacheratSt.Josephsandthechildrenwillbeabletorememberherthroughthemosaicproject.DesignTipZartsFibreglassMeshhasbeenawonderfulproducttouseforthisprojectaswewereabletoworkwiththestudentsintheclassroomonareasofdesignfortheseatparticularlybeingwinterandthemeshcaneasilybeappliedtoaconcaveorconvexshape.JaneByrneArtistinresidenceStJosephsSchoolMalvern4Prolearticlewww.zartart.com.auMrs.OsFriendshipTree IwastaughttousemarkerstorenderproductsmanyyearsagoinmyIndustrialDesigncourse.Theywereusedinbothaveryformalcontrolledwayandalsoinamuchlooserfreerfashion.ProductdesigntendedtoneedthemoreformalapproachhoweverIreallylikedthefreedomandlooserstylemuchmore.FashionhasalwaysbeenabiginterestandovertheyearsIhavecreatedquiteacollectionoffashionimagesmostlydrawnimagesratherthanphotographsaswellasanumberoffashionillustrationbookswhichhaveprideofplaceinmylibrary.WhenworkingwithstudentsIamalwayslookingfornewwaystocapturetheirinterestandtherearealwaysstudentsmostlygirlswhohaveakeeninterestinfashionandwanttobefashiondesigners.InanidealworldyouwouldhaveaVCDclassfullofgirlsallwantingtobefashiondesignerswhoarehappytolearntocreatefashionillustrationssothatyoutheteachercanputyourloveoffashionandmarkerstogetherandspendanumberofveryhappyhoursshowingstudentsfashionrenderingusingmarkers.UnfortunatelyweliveintherealworldwhereourVCDclasseshaveboysinthemaswellnoneofwhomwishtobefashiondesignersYetIdoteachfashionillustrationtomyYear10VCDclassesandthecurrentgrouparealreadyaskingwhentheyaregoingtodothefashionmagazineslikelastsemestersgroupwiththeboysjustasvocalasthegirlsTheTaskFashionrenderingusingCopicMarkersTherearetwopartstothetask.Firstlythestudentsarerequiredtoproduce2or3fashionrenderingsusingmarkers.Theirbestrenderingisthenusedtocreatethefrontcoverforanexistingfashionmagazine.TheProcessChooseanimagethatyoulike-thiscantakeawhileasitrequiresmoststudentstolookthroughtheentirecollectionofimagesandallthebooksbeforemakingtheirselectionsosetatimelimitCreateasimplelinedrawingoftheimageusingpencilinyoursketchbook.Emphasizeheretheneedtolookforimportantlinesintheimage.Wedontwantdetail.Facialfeaturesarenotalwaysimportant.Itisimportanttogetthelinesoftheclothesandthebody.Handsandfeetareoftennotshown.YoucouldallowstudentstotracetheimagebutIprefernotto.Youneedtogaugetheabilitiesofthestudentsyouhave.Reallyweakstudentsstilllearnagreatdealandmoreimportantlyachievesuccesseveniftheytracefromimages.Theideaistocreateanimpressionoftheclothesandthemodelratherthanarealisticapproach.Lessisdenitelymorewiththisstyleofdrawing.Thestudentneedstoworkreallyquicklyratherthanlabouroverthetask.Thelooserquickerdrawingsworksomuchbetterwhenyoustarttoaddthecolourwithmarker.Tracethedrawnimageusingablacknelinerontotracingpaper.AsthenelinerdoesnotinstantlydrywhenThefinalprocessZartExtra_Term420095SecondaryArticleEasyFashionRendering usedontracingpaperwarnstudentstowatchwheretheirhandsareatalltimestoensuretherearenosmudgesintheirwork.Indthatthestudentsarebetterstandingupatthisstageasitencouragesthemtousetheirarmsmoreratherthanjustthewristfordrawing.Itgivesaloosermoreowingstylewhichiswhatweneedforthisstageandthemarkerstage.Linesdonothavetobeperfect.Theycancrossoverratherthanstopatcorners.Emphasizetheuseofcurvedlinesratherthanstraight.Spendnomorethan3minutesonthisstage.ApplycolourovertheblacklinedrawingusingCopicmarkers.Selectoneortwocolouredmarkers.Ifworkingfromacolouredimageencouragestudentstochangethecolourschemetooneoftheirown.Themarkerisappliedveryquicklyinsweepingcurvedstrokesofthemarker.Themarkerstayswetsotrynottosmudgeitunlessthatistheeffectyouwant.AsecondsweepofCopicoverthetopwillmakeadarkertone.Anothercolouroverthetopwillmixtocreateanewtone.Addingcolouronthebackofthetracingpapercreatesdarkertonesandmoredepth.Ifyoudontwantcolourstomixwaitforthemarkertodry.Spendnomorethan5minutesonthisstage.Lessisdenitelymore.Thewholeimagedoesnotneedtobecolouredin.Theideaistosuggestthecolours.AreaswithnocolourareallowedinfactareessentialwiththistechniqueIna50minutelessonIexpectmystudentstocompletetworenderingsthatwillbepresentedformarking.Verykeenstudentswillcompleteatleastthree.TopresentIaskthestudentstosigntherenderingusingablacknelinerandthenweplaceasheetofA4cartridgepaperbehindtheimagesothatitstandsoutproperlyonthewallfordisplay.Everystudentmusthaveanimageondisplayattheendoftheclass.TasktwoMagazineCoverDesignStudentsuseoneoftheirfashionrenderingstocreateafrontcoverofanexistingfashionmagazine.Theideaistocreateacoverthatlooksasclosetotheoriginalaspossible.Lookforsomeinterestingfunkymagazinesforthistask.IusedCreamandWonderland.Studentschoosewhichcovertheywanttodesignandasthetaskisadesignexerciseallstagesofthedesignprocessarecoveredintheirsketchbookspriortoworkingonthecomputer.TheProcessScanfashionmagazineofchoiceandfashionrenderingintoPhotoshop.SavebothimagesasseparatelesonUSB.Createanewlethesizeofthemagazineyouhavechosen.Copyandpastethemagazineheaderandbarcodeontothepageandplacecorrectly.Importfashionimagecropandchangetosuityourdesign.Colourbackgroundandaddtext.Printonglossyphotographicpaperanddisplay.LesleyLightVisualArtTeacherBeaconhillsCollegeVillageCampusSecondaryArticleCont.DesignCampEarlythisyearVCEStudentsatCarolynChisholmCatholicCollegeparticipatedinaDesigncamp.Workingwithindustryprofessionalsstudentswereabletolearnskillswhicharmedthemfortheyearahead.Toreadhowstudentsreapedthebenefitsofthisgreatinitiativepleasegoourwebsitehttpwww.zartart.com.auhtmlextraarchiveszartextra_2009zartextra_t309.htmlwww.zartart.com.au6 StillLifeAtPresbyterianLadiesCollegetheYear4studentscommencetheiryearwiththeMarineunit.Experiencingabeachcampenablesthestudentstohavehandsonexplorationofmarinelifethattheyfoundinthebayandtodrawfamiliaritemsthattheywouldtaketothebeach.AsanintroductiontotheunitstudentsviewedavarietyofartistsstylesandfromdifferentperiodsinhistoryincludingFernandLegerMatisseandGeorgeOKeeffe.Discussionsontheindividualcharacteristicsoftheartistsworkprovedinspirational.Theideaforthisunitwastocombinethedevelopmentofdrawinganddesignskillsdistinguishingandunderstandingtheelementsofshapeformandcolour.Amultipleofchosenoverlappingshapeswiththeinclusionofbeachtowelfabricassistedincreatingabalancedcomposition.Thestudentswereeagertoapplyoilpasteltotheirshapesafterhavingreviewedtheuseofharmoniousandcomplementarycolours.RobinPittVisualArtTeacherPresbyterianLadiesCollegeJindivickPrimarySchoolPostcardsromPeruPresbyterianLadiesCollegeChairandTablesStillLieHillsmeadePrimarySchoolZebrasMossfelPrimarySchoolLinoPrintsLeongathaPrimarySchoolFoundObjectsSevillePrimarySchoolVanGoghFlowersBeaconhillsCollegeCopicMarkerRenderingDoncasterGardensPrimarySchoolClayMasksTinternSchoolPuerFishBelleVueParkPrimarySchoolKenDonePaintingNewcombParkPrimarySchoolAbstractFacesPendersGrovePrimarySchoolArchitectureWarragulNorthPrimarySchoolBoxConstructionsCamberwellGrammarCollagesCroydonNorthPrimarySchoolSunsSerpellPrimarySchoolTwelveApostlesSituatedupstairsintheZartCustomerServiceCentreisZartsStudentGallery.IntheGalleryyouwillfindsomeoutstandingvisualartworkcreatedbystudentsfromLevels17.Eachtermtheexhibitionischangedsoanewdisplaymaybeviewedovertheholidayssupplyingunlimitedideasforthefollowingterms.Photosmaybetakentobuildupyourownfolioofresources.Thegalleryalsogivesthestudentsexhibitingworktheopportunitytobringtheirfamiliesalongtoappreciatetheirvisualart.Wearealwaysonthelookoutforartworktobedisplayedinourgalleryfrombothprimaryandsecondarylevels.IfyouhaveanypiecesofartworkthatwouldbeofsomeinterestpleaseemailphotosofworkstoJanoneterminadvance.PleasecontactZartEducationforfurtherinformationregardingthegalleryon0398901867orbyemailonjanzartart.com.auZartsStudentGalleryExhibitingTerm42009Onshowuntilthe25thNovember2009StudentGalleryProgrammeTermThreeSeeourexhibitiononourwebsiteZartExtra_Term420097FromleftCroydonNorthprimaryschoolSevilleprimarySchoolPresbyterianladiesCollege ThisyearasIwastriallingthenewnationalframeworkinrelationtoIndigenousandmulticulturalissuesIstartedusingtheZartArtIndigenousArtPackimagesatthebeginningoftheyear.InthepastIhaveusedthemlaterintheyear.HoweverusingthematthebeginningoftheyearhasbeensosuccessfulthatIwillcontinuetodothisinthefuture.TheseimagesareafantasticwaytoimpartknowledgeaboutKooriartandculturetobothparentsandchildren.InitiallyIputupaposterinthefoyerwithsignagefortheparentstoreadsothattheytoowouldbeabletolearnaboutKooriartandculture.Theimagewasinthefoyerforaweekandthenbroughtintotheroomwithsimplersignageforthechildrenandthechildrenweretoldthestoryatrelaxationtimeaccompaniedbydidgeridoomusic.ThisisanexampleofthesignageIputupforparentsThiswastakenstraightfromtheTeachersNotesBarnumbirrManikay1tellsthestoryofhowtheMurrungunDjinangworldwasmade.ThecreatorDjangkawureleasedtheworldfromoneoftwoeggs.Therstworldwasbadsohecrackedthesecondeggandtheworldwasmadeinood.Todayraweggsaresymbolicofthenewoodedworldandcookedeggsaresymbolicofwhentheoodshadrecededandthelandcameintobeing.Theyolkbecamesolidandbecamelandandthewhiteowedawayandbecamethesea.DjangkawuandhissonMambuandhistwodaughterstheDjangkawasisterssentamessengerMalawurrwurrMukarrtoobservethenewworldandtoreportbacktothem.Mukarrwasunawarethatthereasonhewassentwastosingallthelivingthingsinthenewworldtonamethemandgivethemdance.WatchedcloselybyDjangkawuandhischildrenMukarrwasbeingtestedtoseewhetherornothecouldobeyhimselfthelawshewasteachingandbeconsideredworthyofbeingacceptedintothespiritualworld.BarnumbirrManikay1showsMukarrarrivinginthenewworldsurroundedbyallthelivingthings.BelowisanexampleofthesignageIputupforthechildrenitisofcoursesimpliedforthemTheCreatorDjangkawumadetheworldfromanegg.Hecrackedtheeggandtheyolkbecamethelandandthewhiteowedawayandbecamethesea.DjangkawuandhissonMambuandhistwodaughterstheDjangkawusisterssentamessengerMukarrtolookattheworldtheyhadmade.ThisisMukarrinthepaintinganditishisjobtonameallthelivingthingsandteachthemtheirowndances.PeoplewhocomefromArnhemLandcallthemselvesYolngu.Weaddedanewimageeveryweekuntilalltheimageshadbeendisplayedonthewalloftheplayroom.Theywillremainonthewallfortherestoftheyear.Thechildrenwerefascinatedandeverytimeanewimagewasputonthewalltheynoticeditimmediatelyandaskforthenewstory.OneofthenalimagesIintroducedtothechildrenmentionedredochre.WewerefortunatetohavesomeredochrewhichachildhadbroughtbackfromtheNorthernTerritory.Wegroundtheochrewiththechildrenandtheymadetheirownpaint.Theythenpaintedimagesintheredochreonsmallpiecesofcard.WithoutbeingtoldtodosothechildrengainedinspirationfromtheimagesonthewallandwehadsomereallycreativeartworksaboutMukarrMichaelNelsonJagamarasYamdesignsandthedesignoftheKooriagseeninLinOnusworkWeHaveSurvived.RecentlywehaveintroducedmoredetailedlearningaboutAboriginalcultureandthechildrenalreadyknewagreatdealandwereveryeagertolearnmorebecauseoftheirexperienceswiththeimagesintheIndigenousArtPack.IhavefoundthepacktobeofinvaluableassistanceasastartingpointinteachingthechildrenandparentsaboutAboriginalculture.IfeelthisissomethingthatisextremelyimportantasitisonlywitheducationofallAustraliansthatwecanhopetobegintoovercomethenegativeperceptionsthatarestillpresentinoursociety.JoOnusKnoxGardensPreSchoolwww.zartart.com.au8PreSchoolFocusIndigenousstudies ContemporaryIndigenousarthasasmanystylesasthereareartists.ThispackaimstoshowasmallselectionofthewayscontemporaryIndigenousartistsworkusingtheirowninnovativestylesandmaterials.ThetwelveartprintsfeaturedinthispackareproducedbythefollowingartistsBardayalLoftyNadjamerrekMaringkaBakerAnmanariBrownKantjupayiBensonCraigKoomeetaBillyMissiJungalaKrissPeterMackayTreahnaHammChristopherPeaseShanePickettandRichardBell.13fullcolourA3cardspostersinadurableacidfreesatchel.Setof12artprintsteachernotesPR810Pack................72.5079.75NEWSomeoftheartprintsincludedinthispack...ContemporaryIndigenousAustralianArtPackBillyMissiChristopherPeaseRichardBellKantjupayiBensonMaringkaBakerAnmanariBrownNewProductsZartExtra_Term420099italicpricesdonotincludegstBoldpricesincludeGSTpricesarevaliduntilDecemeber18th2009 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MytriptoSouthAmericaleftanindeliblemarkonmeandmyemailsbacktoAustraliatothechildreninoursmall34pupilsschoolenabledthemtosharetheexperienceandfollowmytripresearchingontheinternettheplacesIwasvisiting.OnmyreturnladenwithartefactsandunusualuniquePeruviansouvenirsthechildrensinfectiousenthusiasmwaseasilyusedasmotivationinmyartprogram.TheyexploredthecolourspectrumandtheuseofpurecolourastheymadethecolourfulagsoftheQuechuaandAymarapeoplewholivehighintheAndes.ThechildrenobservedandresearchedtheIncadesignsonsouvenirsandthemeaningandsignicanceoftheAndeancross.TheylearnedtheimportanceofthePumaCondorandsnaketothatculture.TheythenusedthisknowledgeandthepatternsobservedasthebasisfordecoratingtheirownAndeanCross.AttheirrequestGrade23thenscannedreducedprintedandlaminatedthemsotheycouldwearthemasnecklacesOurclayworkunitforGrades23and456sawthechildrenmakingpotsandmedallions.ThebrilliantpicturestorybookTheVoyageofthePoppyKettlebyRobertIngpenwasrevisitedandseveralpotsandpiecesofclayworkbroughthomewereusedasstartingpointsforinspirationinthisunit.Mypassionforthisuniqueplaceandculturewascertainlycaughtbythechildrenandwasreectedintheirenthusiasmandinthequalityofworktheyproduced.OurschoolcontinuestocorrespondemailingandsendinggoodswiththesmallcommunityofCachicattaintheSacredValleyaltitude2800metresa.s.l.ThisbeganthroughmytourleaderwhoisthePresidentofthiscommunity.JoanPriceJindivickPrimarySchoolPostcardfrom...ZartExtra_Term4200911 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