Wrapping up our Landscape Art

Here are the artworks that we created in the last week of last term. We moved from using chalks, pencil and charcoal to using paint. Following another fabulous youtube video, we attempted to create a Misty Forest Landscape. The techniques we used were laying the trees from light to dark, then adding shadow to create…

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Welcome Back to Term 3!

And we’re off with a bang!  What a big term ahead for Miss B and the boys. Its very exciting. and it happens once in a blue moon, because this term we are learning about… GOVERNMENT! So what’s exciting?  In the middle of our learning we have a FEDERAL ELECTION! The chances of a federal…

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Exploring Glogster

Glogster is a site where you can create your own virtual posters. Here is one I did on our Artworks in Term 2. Click the triangle to play music, and the video to play. It looks better in full screen size so check it out here. What do you think 5/6J?  Would you like to…

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Holidays for 5/6J.

After a busy and fun final week of term, 5/6J are on holidays for 2 weeks. I wonder what the boys are up to? Making clouds in a bottle? Turning corn flour and water into non-newtonian liquid? Making popcorn? Watching the Mighty Ducks? Oh we have already done all those things in class! Alright for…

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More superstar artworks!

Inspired by the Tyler’sArtShack Channel on Youtube, 5/6J attempted to recreate Tyler’s mountain artwork, following his video tutorial. Miss B even did an artwork too, so it was a learning curve all round! Wow, some fantastic blending occurred! It was so awesome to get all the little tips as we watched the tutorials. Here is…

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Beach Landscapes

We have been developing our drawing skills this term. We used chalk pastels to create these  drawings (Miss B’s favourite). First we looked at some other chalk drawings and beach landscapes for inspiration. Then we used a photograph of a beach (From Miss B’s holiday on the south coast) to create our artwork. we were…

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All correct, in 165th place!

Last Thursday there was a lot of screaming in 5/6J. And Miss B thought it was completely ok. See, we were trying to login to the Murder Under the Microscope website at 1200 hours to make our accusation, and THE SCREEN FROZE. Luckily we were in the computer lab, so there was a lot of…

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Murder Under the Microscope

As our investigation draws to a close (Accusations made this Thursday!) 5/6J are frantically trying to solve the case and work out the villain in this crime; Shockwave on the Shoreline! This challenge has involved a lot of online researching, many many many discussions, closely watching for clues and then some amazing moments when we…

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Anzac Day

All Stage Three Students attended a special Anzac Service on Friday 23rd April at Penrith Paceway. Check out the article and gallery that featured in our local paper: The Penrith Press. Andrew from our class got to sit out the front with special guests, retired soldiers  and cadets and lay a wreath on behalf of…

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