As a way of learning about Australia’s past we have been focusing on a new painting each week that depicts a moment in the evolution of our country. This week’s painting was Second Class: A Parting by Abraham Solomon. The artwork, completed during Solomon’s train obsessed period, is a raw, honest portrayal of the multitude [...]
Every year the coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama Beach hosts an exhibition of fun and whimsy, contemplation and reflection, art in the open to open our minds.
Thanks to Jo getting me totally hooked on the Temaraire series of books dragons are flying through my mind constantly. When ever I sit I scribble a dragon, it’s becoming quite an obsession. I’m constantly bugging poor Glenn with requests for his opinion on their anatomical structure. I’m ashamed to say I even scribble over [...]
I’m not even sure how we got to this but I guess this is what home Schooling is all about. We are putting on a play, maybe, if Eli wants to on the day. We have been looking at Aboriginal art and culture and as part of this unit I read Tales of My Grandmother’s [...]
As part of the unit on Australian Aboriginal art and culture we decided to have ago at cave painting, well rock painting to be precise. We used the dot painting technique that was originally used in impermanent sand art works.