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Arts & Crafts

Picture Arts & Crafts“A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.”

Oscar Wilde (Writer)

Teacher: Katrine Wettstein          Lessons: 4 /week

Rationale

People often cannot easily express feelings and emotions verbally. Art enables students to break through the barriers to self-expression using simple art materials. The process of creating art invites a student to enter into an authentic relationship with themselves, their environment, and their culture. Self-Expression through Art provides creative opportunities for students, a safe environment for self-discovery and reflection.

Objectives

To introduce students to basic materials and techniques associated with making art. In addition students will begin to acquire the rudiments of language (vocabulary) needed to communicate their thoughts and feelings about these experiences.

Content

Watercolours; charcoal; crayons; oil paintings; monotype; clay

Method

Individual and group projects.

 

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