School Art Residency Portfolio

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2014

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School Art Residency Portfolio

Earl Grey School Mixed Media Mural

All students participated in creating this mural to beautify their outdoor courtyard!

Earl Grey School Mixed Media Mural

Applying the finishing touches

Leaf of Art & Science

Polymer clay and acrylic paint.

Alberta animals rock painting

Grades 4-6 students learned step by step line drawings and then fine painting techniques.

"The Art and Science of Water" mural

The 16 foot mixed media mural I designed and then created with 23 Grade 1-4 students was part of Water Celebration Day at Cranston Elementary; the culmination of student inquiry work over the course of the 2012/2013 year. Oil pastel, acrylic, watercolour paper/paint, drywall compound, glass and mirror, polished pebbles, tissue paper, raffia on canvas.

The "Pleasantree"

Collaborative Grade 1 project. Students created textured paper for tree and helped me decide how to build its solid internal structure. Classes created leaves through printmaking and faux alcohol ink painting techniques on transluscent Yupo paper.

Story Stones Compass Rose Mural

School-wide participation in this mixed media mural.

Grade 2 Past/Present/Future Calgary mural

4'x12' Triptych Mixed Media Mural exploring what we see out our windows as times change.

Past/Present/Future mural detail

Students created elements of the mural using watercolour, acrylics and clay.

Dali Inspired Clocks

Grade 3/4 classes. Sculpey clay, Acrylic Liquitex, powdered metallic paint, Flecto Varathane and battery operated clock mechanisms.

Dali Inspired Clocks

Grade 3/4 classes. Sculpey clay, Acrylic Liquitex, powdered metallic paint, Flecto Varathane and battery operated clock mechanisms.

Dali Inspired Clocks

Grade 3/4 classes. Sculpey clay, Acrylic Liquitex, powdered metallic paint, Flecto Varathane and battery operated clock mechanisms.

Dali Inspired Clocks

Grade 3/4 classes. Sculpey clay, Acrylic Liquitex, powdered metallic paint, Flecto Varathane and battery operated clock mechanisms.

Grade 3 Peruvian Mask Batik

acrylic and gel glue on white fabric

Peruvian mask batik

acrylic and gel glue on white fabric

Faux batik

Acrylic and gel glue on fabric

Faux batik

Acrylic and gel glue on fabric

"To Peace Together"

Grade 3/4 class. Acrylic, linen, plastic beads, yarn and fabric on canvas. Each student completed one of the 24 11x14" canvases to complete the mural.

"To Peace Together"

Grade 3/4 class. 4'x8' mural. Acrylic, linen, plastic beads, yarn and fabric on canvas. Each student completed one of the 24 11x14" canvases to complete the mural.

Grade 3/4 India: Bengal Tiger

Oil pastel on cardstock

Grade 3 India: Peacock Project

Chalk pastel and paint on paper.

Tingatinga Inspired Wallhangings

Grade 3/4 class. Acrylic on raw canvas, twine, tree branches.

Tingatinga Inspired Wallhangings

Grade 3/4 Acrylic on raw canvas.

Tingatinga Style paintings

Pointillism and patterns with acrylics on raw canvas

Sculpted Tree Cookie

Polymer clay and acrylic paint.

Grade 2 Canadian Communities Triptych

Mixed media. Acadian/Inuit/Prairie with water as common theme.

Meteghan Village Wharf

Grade 2 mixed media we affectionately called "The Great Escape"

Acadian Lighthouses Grade 1/2

Solar powered lantern, acrylic on cardboard base, permanent marker for faux stained glass window designs, drywall compound, shells, pebbles on ceramic tile base.

Grade 1/2 Acadian Lighthouses

Solar powered mixed media lighthouse.

Grade 3/4 Countries of the World Textiles

Acrylic and oil pastel on raw canvas

Torn Paper Landscapes Patchwork Quilt

Gr 3/4 study of various country landscapes

Rainstick

Grade 3/4 classes. ABS piping, foil, rice, beans, watercolour paper and paint, oil pastel, pencil crayon, yarn, fabric and lots of double sided tape and hot glue!

"IRIS"

Rubbing alcohol and sharpie on plexiglass.

Grade 1/2 "Bravery Medal"

Sculpey and copper powder with gloss medium

Grade 1/2 "Bravery Medal"

Sculpey and copper powder in gloss medium

Grade 3/4 Medieval/Fantasy Map and Seal

Ink and Sculpey on Watercolour paper

Grad 5/6 Personal Shield

Embossed metal over cardboard

Grade 3/4 Radial "Steampunk Clock"

Tar Gel and acrylic on hardboard canvas with clock mechanism

Foil Coins

Grade 1/2 classes. Cupcake tin cups, pencil, Aqua-Linol black print-making paint.

Foil Coins

Grade 1/2 classes. Cupcake tin cups, pencil, Aqua-Linol black print-making paint.

Foil Coins

Grade 1/2 classes. Cupcake tin cups, pencil, Aqua-Linol black print-making paint.

Kinder Butterflies

Polymer clay and ink on terraskin.

"Stained Glass" animals

Milk and ink dyed paper science experiment!

Animal tracks

Clay and linocut moulds

Victorian Carollers

Acrylic on cardboard. I painted these for families to use for photos for a special Christmas celebration evening.

Grade 1/2 Past & Present Profiles

Chalk pastel and pencil crayon on paper. Students represented how past and present communities/homes appear.

Past & Present "Where I Am From"

Students from other countries explored their favourite highlights of the countries they came from and Canada.

Grade 1/2 Pioneers of the Past

Chalk pastel and watercolour pencil . Inspired by Rene Magritte's "Man with the Bowler Hat"

Grade 4 Simple machines

Building levers and fulcrums for shadow puppets.