Author: Toorak Specialist

Art Space- Year 2

The year two students have celebrated the Year of the Rat by using zentangle patterns to bring their Chinese Zodiac piece to life. They explored the effects of painting water based dye over the oil pastel and were excited by the results of this pastel resist effect. This opened discussion about the scientific nature of…

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Art Space- Year 1

The students in year 1 have been exploring the relaxing art of Zen Tangles. They practised mark making with repetitive line, shape and colour before using their knowledge of pattern to create magnificent ‘crazy hair’ portraits using oil pastels. The vibrant artworks were then enhanced with an ink wash, resulting in a pastel resist. I’m…

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