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SKETCHBOOKS/VISUAL DIARIES/PORTFOLIOS

SKETCHBOOKS/VISUAL DIARIES/PORTFOLIOS

NB: There is a mismatch between the cover and content of this link. The contents though, are those of the Portfolio Journal publication which features a review of the Visual Diary Workshop (booklet reproduced for download in Resources), articles re how Kevin Robertson, Rina Franz and Nalda Searles make use of visual diaries and sketchbooks as practising artists, case studies of the use of Visual Diaries in Primary, Middle and Senior school classes.

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TEXTILES

TEXTILES

Featuring textiles using a variety of technique including Shibori; Rust and Tannic Dyeing; Andean textiles - weaving; Funky Towns cushions; Embellishing textiles with beading; Ceremonial Dress; Felting and a list of text and supplier resources. Its definitely 'not just for chicks'.

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WA ART AND ARTISTS

WA ART AND ARTISTS

Featuring Rebecca Cool; Ross Miller; Holly Story; Joanna Lefroy Capelle; and using Artists as Residences in your school.

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GRAPHICS & TECHNOLOGY

GRAPHICS & TECHNOLOGY

GOING GRAPHICS features the issues and handy hints equally as relevant today as when it was written, as more of us leap off the comfort platform to tackle the integration of ICT into Art. Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, Corel Draw and Illustrator are filtering into most Art Departments and evemn into Primary classrooms. What reference material are you finding useful for these softwares? What successful projects have you run with your students? We would love to hear from you, and post your comment for others to learn from.

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NEW TEACHERS SURVIVAL PACK

NEW TEACHERS SURVIVAL PACK

Featuring lists of resources to help you set up your art program and source materials and references. A lot of this information has been extracted and is also included in the Resources Category of our website. There is also s great article on Colour and its meanings as well as an excellent descriptor of the Elements and Principles of Design.

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JEWELLERY AND WEARABLE ART

JEWELLERY AND WEARABLE ART

Featuring various examples and projects of work connected to Wearable Art in its many formats. Body adornmanet can be a creative way for students to explore materials and design in a functional and non-functional way. Jewellery projects can be a valuable basis for exploring art from other cultures... (Angela Turpin)

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PRINTMAKING

PRINTMAKING

Featuring printmakers Ashley Jones and Simona Piscioneri along with a number of printmaking projects featuring a variety of themes ranging from buildings such as outback pubs as foam prints, to animal lino prints, to Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblocks, to silk screening the fabric body of a Chinese ceremonial dragon.

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SCULPTURE

SCULPTURE

Featuring Sculptors Coral Lowry and Mary Knott along with a route map for a sculptural walk through the City of Perth. Sculptural Project Briefs include a Wire netting armature stingray, Thermolite brick Frenetic forms and multi media Saltimbanco circus forms - metal form wrapped in plaster - featuring the ablility of the body to extend itself beyond the normal parameters of movement in performance.

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