BATLEY GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL

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Project:  Collaborative Mark-Making – Light Trails I Participants:  Year 7 students Partnering with:  BBEC Artist:  Fabric Lenny Science topic:  Light Using the theme of Light as a starting point we will explore the relationship between objects and shadows through a series of collaborative and playful drawing activities which will transform the classroom environment into a […]

Session 1: 3rd February 2015

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The aim for this introductory session was to give us an opportunity to experiment and play with different approaches to mark-making in a full-on and exciting way whilst also trying out new materials and working collaboratively.  For the first half of the session we worked in small groups, taking it in turns round a carousel […]

Session 2: 24th February 2015

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The session flew by. We started with individual continuous line drawing to get us warmed up and to generate some quick imagery. We then chose an image or motif from our drawing and transferred it onto cardboard. This was then cut out. Then the lights were turned out! Working in pairs using our cut-out shapes, […]

Session 3: 10th March 2015

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Our final session with Fabric Lenny saw us working again in pairs to complete our mixed media works on cardboard. We used Indian ink, water soluble graphite, Berol felt tip pens in a variety of sizes, wax, Sharpies and Posca Pens. Building up areas of the cardboard in pattern and creating a balance within the […]

Final comments from staff

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Students have gained an understanding of inter-disciplinary links. There has always been the notion that science and art do not connect, and that they are polar subjects. Students now think about ways to include a variety of different science elements in to their art. For example, they want to discuss properties of the materials they […]