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Unit #4 – Lesson 3 – Pattern – Final Assignment

Following this lesson you will find the last assignment of the course. We have been looking at and making PATTERNS as Art. Thank you to for their contributions to this lesson. Patterns Patterns have way of having a … Continue Reading →

Unit #4- Lesson 2 – Making a Mirror Repeat Pattern

This lesson demonstrates how to design a ‘mirror’ repeat pattern using any image (photograph or real object) as your source material. It will also teach you how to use a simple ‘trace and transfer’ technique where you ‘mirror’ and ‘flip’ your image to… Continue Reading →

Unit #4 – Lesson 1- The Principle of Pattern

In this unit you will explore PATTERNING as one of the essential Principles of Art and Design, and as  an aspect of image development. Pattern is the repetition of a specific visual element. Pattern is the “skeleton” that organises the… Continue Reading →

Unit #3 – Making History

This is your chance to record history for the history books. Quaran-Tales Assignment The Objectives of this Project are for you to: Connect to your community Experience that simple traditions, perspectives, worldviews, and stories are shared through art Learn that… Continue Reading →

Unit 2 – wrap-up

Once you are finished your FINAL project you need to complete these FOUR tasks:: Please photograph the work with as clear a photo as you can manage. – try to light the work but be careful not to cause light-glare… Continue Reading →

Unit 2 -Lesson 5 – Shuvinai Ashoona influences the unit’s final project

Through this unit you have been closely examining the work of Shuvinai Ashoona.  Some things about her work that are noteworthy are: Her point of views – often times she uses a “birds eye view” which gives a very different… Continue Reading →

Unit 2 – Lesson 4 -Shuvinai Ashoona and Ocean Creatures

In recent years sea creatures have figured prominently in Shuvinai’s work. They are often threatening, like the octopi are in Composition (Attack of the Tentacle Monsters), 2015.   Check out the large squid in Titanic, Nascopie, and Noah’s Ark, In this large drawing,… Continue Reading →

Unit 2-Lesson 3 – The Art of Shuvinai Ashoona

Today’s lesson involves just looking at and interpreting some of Shuvinai’s other artworks. Shuvinai produces her work at Kinngait Studios, the art arm of the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative.  She  did not attend formal art school. Instead, she worked alongside… Continue Reading →

UNIT 2 – Lesson 2 – Shuvinai Ashoona: Inspirations and Reactions

Before we get to looking at Shuvinai’s work you need to know that some of her art contains images of nude bodies. People who look at art have all kinds of different responses to nude images. Some people laugh, others… Continue Reading →

UNIT 2 -Lesson 1 -A Virtual viewing of a Vancouver Art Gallery Show – Shuvinai Ashoona

I want to take you to the Vancouver Art Gallery.  If we were in school we could go for a field trip.  Instead we will have to travel to the show virtually. There is a pretty amazing and different artist… Continue Reading →

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