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The NARRATIVE FOCUS

The NARRATIVE FOCUS

‘Narrative’ has proved to be a captivating theme used in a variety of ways by members of our association with students from all phases of education. Our individual stories are what make us who we are. Humans have an innate need to express their story. You are sure to be inspired to incorporate the narrative theme into your programming for next year.

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Art Ed Journal

The Art Ed Journal has been a magazine produced over the years which remains a valuable resource for those teachers fortunate enough to have been members of our Association over time. We have posted some of the older back issues of these Journals online (2001 to 2004). As a financial member you will receive complimentary copies of the ArtEd Journal, so why not consider joining up!

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REGIONAL FOCUS

REGIONAL FOCUS

With a regional focus this journal looks at the works of Lake Grace artist, Tania Spencer whose intricately woven sculptures have been a standout at the 2008 and 2009 Sculpture by the Sea, and the vivid Kimberley inspired paintings of Broome artist, Denise Walker. For ceramic enthusiasts there is information about how to make your own wood-fired raku kiln and examples of the pit fired works from the recently held ArtEd professional development weekend workshop. Most importantly, this issue contains primary and secondary programs focusing on Japanese tea bowls and a 2A program exploring a sense of place.

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Raku Pit Firing Weekend Spet. ’09

Raku Pit Firing Weekend Spet. ’09

Recharged by the opportunity to take time out for our own exploration of the pit-firing experience in a magical Toodyay bush setting, simple vessels were transformed into objects of beauty through the alchemy of fire. A fantastic ArtEd professional development opportunity and creative experience!

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LEON PERICLES FOCUS

LEON PERICLES FOCUS

The abbreviated Journal has been produced to conincide with the mailout of the new Jackson’s 2009 catalogue. It contains some great student briefs; Tribal Art – Sculpture and Jewellery design; Hot Wired Vessels – Soft Sculpture; In your backyard – Drawing; Mondrain Abstraction – Collage; Art Deco Jugs – Ceramics; Noodle City – Printmaking.  

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ASIAN INSPIRATION

ASIAN INSPIRATION

Exploring an Asian theme this issue features artist Mai Long’s dynamic and colourful representation of multiculturalism in Australia, through her ‘Pho Dogs’. An interesting account of a workshop held recently at Central TAFE by ceramic artist Robyn Lees. Likewise, Shaun Tan offers students valuable insights into realising their artistic potential in reflecting on his professional learning experiences. A collaboration between Perth Zoo and Access Asia at the recent ‘Wild Ways’ workshops inspired an interview with Sally Heinrich. Plus heaps more...

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Arts Still Alive

Arts Still Alive

Arts Still Alive began in 1991 from an idea prompted by a meeting of teachers during a 'sharing session'. The precursor Arts Alive : A K-12 Journal for Art Teachers was produced by the Arts and Crafts Branch of the Education Department of WA from 1975 to 1987. The Carrier projects conatined within these books are a valuable resource for any Specialist or generalist teacher looking for exemplar ideas.

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BEYOND THE ART ROOM

BEYOND THE ART ROOM

Get out into your own community and become immersed in your local cultural diversity; go for a walk to observe local public art installations; Visit a local Gallery, or get out and go on a Camp. A wealth of ideas and places to go to extend your student's art learning beyond the art classroom.

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ICT IN THE ARTS

ICT IN THE ARTS

Featuring the Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth, (BEAP) and an article by Ronnie Moore, a Photography teacher at Ballajura Community College on how technology in the curriculum can result in students creating visually exciting pieces of digital arts works.

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GREAT BRIEFS

GREAT BRIEFS

Featuring a smorgasbord of ideas for Years 7 - 12 projects: Printmaking, Surreal Shoes, Crowning Glory, Fishy Textiles, Pinata Dragons, 10 Textile Techniques, Still Life into Sculpture.

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