Welcome Back

I hope everyone had a great summer. The elementary art department has lots of great things in store for this year. We are looking forward to seeing all our students back in class next week.  Here is a list of the teachers whose classes will have art here in Studio C100.

Grade Three
Ms Burrows
Ms Hooykaas
Ms Wilcox
Mr. Gray
Mr. C Smith

Grade Four
Ms Brinton
Ms Van Gasse
Ms Baildon
Ms Redlin

Grade Five
Ms Wolsey
Mrs. Curnett
Ms Sedro
Ms Kim
Ms Guettler

ART & SOUL

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Please join us for this year’s celebration of elementary school art. You are welcome to visit the exhibition anytime during the week of May 16th-20th. Parents you are invited to join your child during their art class so you can visit the show together.

Here are the dates and times.

May 16th

9:20 am  Ms Sedro’s Class

10:10 am  Mrs. T. Smith’s Class

11:00 am Ms Hooykaas’s Class

12:35 pm Ms Wilcox’s Class

May 17th

9:20 am Ms Kim’s Class

10:10 am Ms Guettler’s Class

11:00 am Ms Rigg Anderson’s Class

12:35 pm Mr. C. Smith’s Class

1:25 pm Ms Baildon’s Class

2:15 pm Mr. Davidson’s Class

May 18th

9:20 am Ms Meredith’s Class

10:10 am Ms Curnett’s Class

11:00 am Ms Bailey’s Class

1:25 pm Ms Brinton’s Class

Hope to see you there.

 

End of 3rd Quarter

I can’t believe that we are about to head out on spring break. Studio C100 has been a very busy place during this last quarter. All of my classes have created ceramic pieces that are part of our latest art instillation. We are creating 60 sculpture poles in honour of our school’s 60th birthday.

The first one was installed this week.

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We have lots of exciting things coming up in our fourth quarter, including a visit of illustrator Carin Berger. She will be working with all of the K-5 students, giving them a peak into the life of a working artist and helping them to make their own unique creations.

We are lucky enough to be able to have an interactive light drawing instillation May 9th to 12, that all of the students will be able to interact with. The photos created from this unique experience will be exhibited at our annual art exhibition, May 16th to 20th. We will be sending more information home to you, closer to the actual dates.

Enjoy your March break!

 

 

 

 

 

Dancing on Canvas

Once again my students were lucky enough to have artist Chelsea Fairclough join us in class during high school interim week. Chelsea was my student way back when she was in grade four and five. Hard to believe she is a high school senior already. Chelsea has been quadriplegic since grade four. That has not stopped her from being an artist. Her unique ‘wheelie art’ has her dancing across the canvas in her chair, inspired by her favourite songs. She shared her technique and inspiration with my grade three to five students. It was great fun and truly inspiring. Check out just a few highlights from the week in the video below.

 

Studio C100 Stop Motion Film Festival

IMG_1538The grade 5 students in Studio C100 recently participated in a stop motion film festival. Their mission was to create an original stop motion animated video at least 30 seconds long. The videos needed to have a soundtrack, credits and a title. Oh, one more thing it had to include at least one can of Campbell’s Tomato Soup, in honour of our Artist of the Month for December, Andy Warhol. Classes voted on which videos they believed were the best. The votes have been counted and the winners announced. Click on the links below to see the video that won.

Ms Guettler’s Class                       Tomato Can Face Off.                      by Tina & Chynna

Ms Curnett’s Class                                   The Bully                                   by Roxy & Natalie

Ms Sedro’s Class                               Soup Can Parkour                           by Ian & Henry

Ms Smith’s  Class                                  The Monster                                 by Kenny

Ms Kim’s Class                                        The Canicorn                              by Nicole

Ms Meredith’s Class               Adventures of Soupy & Dad*                  by Martha & Sam

* Adventures of Soupy & Dad was the overall winner.

Another award was given for the best sets, costumes and special effects. It was given to Bjorn, William and Ewan for their film Strike of the Sith.

 

 

Inspired by Azza Fahmy

Azza Fahmy was our Artist of the Month for November, her jewellery designs where an inspiration to my students. Studio C100 was soon a little jewellery making factory. Grade 3 took washers and transformed them into beautiful pendents.  Grade 4 used collage techniques and found objects to create broaches. Grade 5 took Azza Fahmy’s advice and looked for inspiration around the school. Using the photos that they took of different patterns, textures and designs around the campus they designed their own jewellery using Shrinky Dinks, beads, glass gems and wire.  Take a look at just a sample of what has been created in the last couple of weeks.