A note from David D, a student in the Pelicans: "Hello everyone grade 5 pelicans are doing a Cartouche challenge and it is hotting up here in the art room. Students have have been spilt into groups of 4,5 and 3, they have had to do challenges that have been hard and brutal. They have… Continue reading Pelican’s Giant Cartouche
The grade 6's have just completed there stop-motion project which was done on a very large background. It was a group project and thus fairly free and noisy. I wanted to take the grade 6's in the opposite direction again by giving them a project to do as individuals and in miniature. This focuses the… Continue reading Eyes of South African Animals
Elkanah House is proud to announce the Little Mermaid as their choice of theatre production this year. Each time we put on a big production we ask the children to submit an artwork for the advertising poster and another artwork for the jacket. The jacket made for the cast and team to proudly wear during… Continue reading Poster Competition
Today in Technology… What a noisy lesson but boy did the kids enjoy it! Did they even realize they were learning, problem solving and up-skilling? Harry is a little fuzz ball with eyes. He needs a purch in which to enjoy his homeland’s sunshine. The children can be so creative! “It was lots of fun… Continue reading Guinea Fowls Lift Harry
Can you draw an excited line?
In the end this drawing is all about the choices an artist must make. My students need to be able to explain why they made their choices with each medium and step. This is difficult for my students and they are well praised when they do manage to speak their mind. However practice is the… Continue reading Partridges Start Contour Drawings
Be proud people be proud. We have created beauty between us with our integrated project. This display has just gone up today and it looks fabulous! Well done team!