Room 7 Term3 , Colin McCahon study ,
Room 6 Term3 , Colin McCahon study ,
“I’AM” Mixed media ,Spray paint pen, pencil, paint, stencil. Room 2 Year 1.
The beauty of mixed media art is the flexibility to start with things around you.More complicated skills of mixing paints and developing your “artist eye” . it is also very important to dedicate or allow space and time for this,
Know who I am
- Strong sense of my identity
- Stay true to myself
- Find my PASSION/WHY
- Know I am worth something
- Know my strengths
- Know my rights
Inspiring – whakaohooho , Voice – Reo oro , Believe – pono mārika,
Colin John McCahon (1 August 1919 – 27 May 1987) was a prominent New Zealand artist whose work over forty-five years consisted of various styles including: landscape, figuration, abstraction and the overlay of painted text. Along with Toss Woollaston and Rita Angus, McCahon is credited with introducing modernismto New Zealand in the mid twentieth century. He is regarded as New Zealand’s most important modern artist, particularly in his landscape work.
This activity involves researching the triptych form and the art of Colin McCahon. Students will design and create a triptych painting using; a short piece of text (either provided by the teacher or of their own choosing), landscape imagery, natural forms and /or other imagery, to express understanding of McCahon’s art and a relevant idea or theme.
Students will investigate:
Triptych paintings in art history and in the work of McCahon How Colin McCahon stylises landscape forms in his paintings How Colin McCahon uses text within his paintings
How to incorporate text into a painting
How to design and paint their own triptych
Students will research the work and life of artists in order to make connections between art and society (UC)
Students will describe and discuss how media and subject matter convey ideas in art works (CI) Students will analyse artists’ work to develop and apply ideas to extend their own work (CI) (DI) Students will use drawing to develop ideas in a series (DI)
Students will develop knowledge of different media, techniques and processes (PK)