A large component in Visual Communication and Design is the ‘design process’. Students assume the roles of a professional designer working with a fictional client to solve a communication need. A lot of time and effort (particularly in Year Twelve) is spent on throughout this process to ensure the best outcome/result. Students recently completed a SAT […]
This Term, my Year 7 Art class was introduced to perspective drawing methods. Specifically, we focussed on how ‘one-point perspective’ is commonly used in paintings & drawing to create the illusion of depth and space. Students were asked to complete their own one-point perspective drawings and render them using coloured-pencil. Here is a finished product!
This semester, digital animation students in year 9 & 10 submitted a short animation produced in Adobe Flash. It was a lengthy processes which involved thorough planning before moving into production. Drawing on inspiration from Aardmans short animations, this submission comes from S Waters entitled ‘The Woods’.
This semester, there were six groups that submitted short films for this years Media Short Film Festival. In was pleasing to see such great results from films that were constructed in such a short period of time. For a lot of students, it was the first time handling camera equipment and editing it using Adobe […]
Packman VS Angry Birds Created by: Nick Larsen (Year 9 – Digital Animation 2011) Software: Adobe Flash CS4
In semester two, students in Year 7 Art explored the medium of paint with a focus on portraiture. To begin with the class studied a number of familiar artists (past and presents) before having their photo taken. The printed photograph assisted students in getting the proportions right before painting the image using monochromatic tones. Below is […]