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Inside an Art Teacher’s Conference

Earlier in September I went to Chiang Mai in Thailand to attend the Asia Region Art Educators Workshop. This wonderful conference is held annually in different schools in Asia. The…

The Art of Ju Ming

A school field trip to the Hong Kong Museum of Art in May introduced me to the art of Taiwanese sculptor Ju Ming. I went earlier in the year with…

Cubist inspired self-portraits

Breaking Faces: Cubist Self-Portraits

My grade 8 students have just finished doing a unit on self-portraits. After mastering (more or less) the facial proportions in a self-portrait colour pencil drawing, I then told them…

Down Under paintings with my students

I recently completed an Australian Aboriginal style painting project with my grade 7 students. We looked at examples of Aboriginal art, focusing particularly on the ‘dot’ painting technique. We then…