Friday, December 25, 2009
This module introduces learners to creative skills used to develop and express ideas and concepts such as use of mindmap, block-busting, attribute analysis etc. They are also exposed to basic Principles of Design for their application on design project.
Learners have to design a set of 3 greetings for a certain festival/occasion. Media used should be as creative and as non-conformative, not restricting to only conventional paper and cards. They are assessed on they creative applications of ideas and media used.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Pupils learned techniques of Collage (tearing and pasting) in this course with understanding of Shape and Part-Whole model in creating Artwork on subject of ‘buildings’ based on theme of ‘My Neighbourhood’.
They were given a context on Collage with stimuli of pictures on our local neighbourhood. They built up their colourful buildings with torn-out shapes before detailing them with oil-pastel.
Composition skills with understanding of background and perspective were taught in ensuring well-composed final-work.
Friday, November 13, 2009
This exhibition showcases the fruition of its various Art programmes from all levels, particularly featuring its Artist-in-school project as supported by National Arts Council as led by artist/art educator Lau Sheow Tong.
It is a celebration of its whole-school-approach in Art education where pupils and teachers from all levels are involved in cultivating a vibrant Art culture through the visual Art.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
In this course, students are taught to combine different media such as dye, acrylic paint and Collage to create mixed media Art in abstract and semi-abstract forms.
As an introduction, they were exposed to abstract work by artists like Jackson Pollock and Wassily Kandinsky on Action Painting and Abstract Expressionism. Their hands-on work were based on themes of 'Washing', 'My Room' and 'Jewellery'.
Local artists' work by Goh Beng Kwan and Thomas Yeo were then introduced with them exploring Collage in mixed media. Themes like 'Shells' and 'Florals' were explored with their creation of semi-abstract work.
3D mixed media work is also covered with reference to Frank Stella's work in Maximalist Style. Students have explored semi-3D formation with use of their created 2D abstract work and some construction paper. They were worknig on ideas of 'Speed' and 'Dynamics' from theme of 'Sports'.
Saturday, October 31, 2009
In this course, pupils are introduced to Still-life work by Georgette Chen and Paul Cezanne. They adopted the artists' favourite subject on 'fruits' and appropriated their Nanyang Art Style and Post-Impressionism with use of illuminating colours rendered in oil-pastels.
More photos of students' work-in-process and presentation @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/composite_ad/sets/72157622699543096/
Friday, September 25, 2009
In this module students are required to render a set of 3 illustrations as posters using mixed media such as gouache, colour pencils, markers and/or felt pens.
Conceptualisation of design/illustration
Sketching and rendering techniques in various media
Experimentation in mixed media
Development and composition
Layout for design posters
Students’ assessment is based on several criteria such as their creativity and thinking skills, execution and techniques of mixed media, developmental process of design, commitment and participation in class.
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Thursday, September 24, 2009
In this brief workshop, teachers are informed of what is Still Life. A brief history of Still Life is introduced from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance period to present 21th century. Art movements of Realism, Impressionism and Cubism are highlighted.
Artists featured in this workshop include Juan Sánchez Cotán, Paul Cezanne and Fernand Léger. From these artists’ styles, teachers embarked on hands-on with both representational and semi-representational forms of Still Life on theme of ‘Fruits’.
Teachers also shared on various methodologies and approaches of bringing these learnings to classroom teaching.
More pics @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/composite_ad/sets/72157622443830794/
Friday, September 18, 2009
This workshop aims to expose students to various sources and references in aiding them in their Art-making.
1. Concept Development & Mindmapping
2. Art Movements of 20th Century
3. Local Artists & Art Styles
4. Inspiration Sources & Principles of Design
5. Design Techniques (Transformation & Manipulation)
Saturday, September 5, 2009
They have also been introduced to interpretation of artwork according to the Feldman's 4 stages: Description; Analysis; Interpretation; Evaluation.
Sunday, August 30, 2009
More photos @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/composite_ad/sets/72157622041969865/
Thursday, August 6, 2009
Students were taught figure drawing of human models and sketching of subjects for garment design. Next, they applied their ideas and concepts of various subjects chosen onto the human figures. Techniques of Manipulation and Stylization have been applied to realise the final designs. Various illustrative media were utilised in visualising their ideas.
They were also exposed to the local fashion industry with case studies of bridal couturier Silverlining and FrontRow’s commitment to promotion of local up-and-coming new fashion designers.
Students will be exposed to local context of fashion industry and informed of the development of fashion trend and its industry for the last 70 years.
Students will be taught sketching techniques on Figure Drawing and design techniques as inspired from various sources such as nature, architecture etc.
Students will be able to illustrate, stylise and compose their designs as a project.
Students will get first-hand exposure to the fashion industry from the industry tour.
Students will be able to present, express and review their final project.
Design Consultant (Silverlining Bridal Couture)
Lim Jit Hwang is the founder and design consultant of Silverlining Bridal Couture which is established in 2002. It is a fine bridal consultancy firm which provides bridal image consultation and specializes in made-to-measure dresses and suits for to-be-wed clients.
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
This module has exposed students to various drawing and rendering techniques using mixed media such as gouache, colour pencils, markers and felt pens.
1. Develop observational skills that will help communicate ideas and /
or messages effectively
2. Produce a series of work that demonstrate clear understanding of
3. Produce a series of work that demonstrate drawing and rendering
skills in different media.
4. Show experimentation of various drawing and rendering styles in
their development of various ideas.
Students have produced a set of illustrations using mixed media for a series of posters on theme of Fort Canning Park.
More work @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/composite_ad/sets/72157615663204124/