A practical experience to build a 3D structure with the option to then paint/draw from the original construction used as a still life. The art of construction offers opportunities for students to think three dimensionally—to experiment, investigate and to invent. Engaging in construction is a creative process that also offers the students opportunities to be inventive, imaginative and resourceful in the way they use
An interesting question, here is an article that asks that probing question. “For decades, “reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic” were considered the most fundamental subjects in American K-12 schools. These days, in order to boost our nation’s global competitiveness, many schools and colleges are emphasizing STEM subjects—Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math—over the liberal and fine
An interesting look at the work of Henri Matisse. Jacky Klein presents a sneak peek at Tate Modern’s dazzling new exhibition, which brings together Matisse’s late-period abstract collages. Get 50% off entry with the National Art Pass: http://www.artfund.org/get-involved/b… Film by Northern Town: http://www.northerntown.co.uk/ View the tutorial on how to create your own Matisse cut outs
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Raquel Redmond goes through the process of creating monoprints using Chromacryl Acrylic Essentials with Chroma’s resident artist Jennifer VonStein. Useful techniques that will help you have fun and get some excellent results. Don’t forget you can get access to all the free tutorials and lots of videos on our video page or on the Brava Art Press Youtube channel.
We have an excellent video on making Papier-mâché masks which is up on our Youtube channel, or you can watch the first instalment right here, both parts are on the Brava Art Press Youtube channel. This Project uses the face as a vehicle for expression to create a 3D character and develop a better understanding of other people and cultures. To read more detailed instructions go to our tutorials page.
There are so many things that can be recycled to create interesting artwork, in this video we explore some recyclable materials and how we can use them to create wonderful pieces of art. Make sure you see our recyclable materials list which has a more detailed list of what you can use or you can download our recycled Materials leaflet (PDF). Quick view of recycled material list [su_accordion class=”bap-accordio
For people who live down under, Autumn is already here, and it is the perfect time to be inspired by the “Change”. Nature changes, trees start turning and the sun light feels pale and soft. We also dress and eat differently, pumpkin soups, pumpkin pies, roasted carrots and many other pre winter fruit and vegetables. Autumn is also the perfect time to go for a walk and find things that inspire us to
Part 1 Part 2 This project presents the opportunity for a three dimensional activity, different from painting and drawing which are done on a flat surface, construction work is stimulating as students use new and recycled materials, to express ideas, to experiment, to investigate and to invent. First, students are involved in creating a construction using pieces of timber or cardboard. To achieve their 3D constructio