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Paint Away!

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Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

1. Pick out your favourite painting and find out the artist who painted it.

2. Do some study on this artist and then produce your own painting in the same style as the artist. For example: stylised, abstract, etc.

You may even like to try and reproduce the painting.

3. If you cannot choose an artist, you might like to investigate Claude Monet, the French Impressionist.

WebMuseum: Monet

WebMuseum - Monet

NGA Kids - Monet (PDF)

Monet - NGA Activities

PDF - Contains activities about the artist Claude Monet

Claude Monet

Claude Monet

 



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Art dipicting History - An analysis (inspired by Mel Palmer, ACU Education student)

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CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking
Personal and social capability
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability
Literacy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

 

1. Individually, look at the following art work dipicting some historical events. Choose one piece of art to explore further.

 

2. You need to analyse your art work to see:

a. If the art work is faithfully representing the history

b. What poetic licence has been taken by the artist and maybe the reasons why this is the case.

c. Any contraversies???

 

3. Write up your analysis. You need to show your evidence to back up your reasoning.

 

 

4. Share with a partner. Discuss.

 

 

 

What is Art? Who do we value as an Artist? Why?

High SchoolSecondary

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking
Personal and social capability
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability
Literacy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

 

1. Read the following article from The Conversation 23 October 2019

The Conversation

 

The Conversation

The Conversation


Websites, Apps & Games

Painting Lesson - Colour
https://youtu.be/OF82K2c8ufI

 

Painting Lesson - Big Brushes, Little Brushes
https://youtu.be/CIgAumk4h4Y


Art Detective: A. Pintura

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ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

Find out who stole Miss Featherduster's grandfather's painting and learn about some of the world's greatest artists on the way. Was it Picasso or Van Gogh... or was it someone else?
FunBrain: Colour Mixing Game

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ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

Roy G Biv is having fun mixing colours. Say g'day, slosh some paint around and learn something about how to make your favorite shades.

ArtStudio Mobile App (Free)


ArtStudio Logo

ArtStudio Screenshots
Price: FREE
Developer: Lucky Chan

Musée du Louvre (Free Mobile App)

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Musee du Louvre Screenshots

Price: FREE
Developer:
Musée du Louvre

Renaissance Connection - interactive

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ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

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Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

Renaissance Connection
Enquiring Minds - Bridges to Higher Education Project

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Enquiring Minds

Enquiring Minds

 

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