Visual Arts Challenge 1 EDN236 2015

WARM UP

  • Take an A4 sheet of paper and cut a 21 by 21 cm square

  • Fold your square in diagonal and again in the opposite direction

  • Unfold it and you will have the sheet with two diagonal fold  marks

  • Fold all corners to the centre

  • Turn over and fold all corners to the centre again

  • Turn over and insert your fingers in the pockets and  play

 

ACTIVITY

 
  • Identify a toy character you have or may have had
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  • Identify its name and its history.  This will inform the picture book activity that you will undertake during your on-campus intensive week
  • Write a short history  (no more than 150 words) of your toy /character. Remember your are including this in your Learning Journal
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  • Draw the character
  • If you have a toy character place it in front of you and start by drawing the silhouette on a sheet of paper using a HB pencil
  • If you don’t have the toy character find an image representing the character and draw its silhouette using a HB pencil
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  • Draw details of the character
  • Using  different colour textas or pencils  draw the details of your character

 

What is the learning?

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WARM UP

  • Observing and constructing:

  • To take a piece of paper and transform it into a three dimensional object

Practical:

  • The use of visual arts materials

  • Representation and Viewpoints:

  • To build a context through imagined and real events or histories

Cultures and Histories:

  • To build a narrative based on personal or imagined experiences

Conceptual:

  • To develop an idea into a visual representation

Practical:

  • The use of visual arts materials

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Complete this activity before the Visual Arts Workshop

Visual Arts
Audrey Fernandes Satar and Arif Satar
For
EDN236 Teaching the Arts in Primary Schools (Semester 2)