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Welcome to the new format ARTicle

 

ARTicle is our online publication which showcases work from around the state. It’s the perfect place to find out what is happening in other schools and get inspired. Browse the articles below or use the filters to find a specific article. Access to ARTicle is one of our member benefits.

Got something amazing that you’ve done and want to share? Will you be conducting a grant project that will require evaluation and publicity? Then perhaps you should consider writing for ARTicle. Want to find out more?

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Gluing on the Right Side of the Brain!

Primary, Sculpture
Max Darby shares about creating collaborative public art works in a move towards sustainability.


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Spirit of ANZAC Public Art Exhibition

Primary
Teaching visual arts and holding a public art exhibition one day… this was my aim since I started my teaching career 9 years ago at Sirius College in Eastmeadows. This...


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The ‘Nanjing Window Project’

Secondary
As a team, students from Caulfield Grammar designed and created the first glass ‘Nanjing Window’. The artwork is based on the student’s individual experience of...


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How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Love Boys’ Art

Primary
As a primary school Art teacher I have noticed a decline in boys engagement in Art at the grade 5/6 level. After reading through the research, I have introduced several...


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Installation and Photography Unit Inspired by Andy Goldsworthy

Secondary, VCE Art, VCE Studio Arts
Year 7 Visual Art students at Eltham High School explore the work of Andy Goldsworthy and his unique approach when using natural and found materials in making ephemeral...


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How can we teach creativity in our art classes?

Secondary
Engaging the PlayStation generation in art projects can be a challenge, no matter how good the teacher is. Even when successful, students love to go straight to their...


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Helping a Child Negotiate Difficult Experiences: An Intersection of Education and Therapy through Drawing

Drawing, Primary
Many teachers can relate to the experience of having a student in their care who struggles with an on-going conflict, tension or personal issue that has arisen from what...


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Robbie Rowlands

Sculpture
Watching Robbie Rowlands peel back the wall of a house like skin from a cadaver (or worse a living body) to show the bones – the underlying structure of nails, studs...


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Mornington Island Enterprise Art Project

Secondary
A recent enterprise art project I completed involved creating and selling badges featuring images of local animals, symbols and totems from Mornington Island.


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Teaching Art is Easy

Primary, Secondary
Sadly, for many of us, some people seem to think teaching art is easy. All that is needed are a few skills and techniques, materials, and everything ‘just happens’....


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Abstract Sculpture Project at St Catherine’s School

Sculpture, Secondary
In 2014, Year 8 students visited the NGV to view Inge King’s sculptural work as inspiration for making abstract ceramic sculpture.


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The Ethical Use of Photographs in the School Classroom

Early Years, Primary
The documentation of children’s work in the school classroom plays an important role in the development of positive identity for the child and their peers.


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Belonging: Possum Skin Cloak Project, Heatherhill Primary School

Indigenous, Primary
In 2012, through the Artists in Schools Project, Heatherhill Primary School created a beautiful artefact, a Possum Skin Cloak, under the guidance of Aboriginal artist,...


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Sustainability, Culture and the Arts: How do they work together?

Intercultural Capacity, Secondary
One way that Green School is helping develop its connection with local communities is through our Visual Arts curriculum.


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Victoria’s Amazing Art Vans

Spotlight
When people ask me what I do I say I have the best job in the world! What's a day like for a travelling art teacher, or Mobile Art and Craft Centre (MACC) teacher.


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Bell Biennale 2015

Intercultural Capacity, Primary
Every two years Bell Primary School puts on a school production. It has always been a huge success, but with two problems: it was primarily teacher driven, with the...


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My Mona Lisa

Primary
We begin this unit looking at a reproduction of the Mona Lisa and open a whole class discussion about the painting, the artist and the model with the aim of interpreting...


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I Can’t Draw: Abstract Portraiture

Drawing, Primary
Using continuous line drawing techniques with colour knowledge to introduce abstraction and ensure a sense of success “I can’t draw” - the comment all art teachers...


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Sunflowers (Level 2)

Drawing, Primary, Sculpture
Using Vincent van Gogh’s sunflowers to inspire the exploration of different qualities of two and three-dimensional materials for our new Stephanie Alexander Kitchen...


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Crossing Boundaries: The Journey from Teacher to Teaching Artist

TAP
Newly qualified art educators explore the realities of being both an artist and a teacher.


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Bendigo students inspired by Visual Arts opportunities

Museum, Secondary
Arts Specialisation Program Coordinator at BSSC, Helen Attrill attests to the achievements so far. “One of the benefits of the grant has been the development of closer...


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VCE Studio Arts: Photography as Art

Media, VCE Studio Arts
Overall, I was very proud of what they achieved, considering that most of the students did not consider themselves very “artistic” at the start of this course. They...


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Approaching contemporary art in your class

Media, Primary, Secondary, Spotlight
Contemporary art provides exciting opportunities for students and teachers; it opens up new ideas, reveals innovative approaches for making art, prompts inquiry and...


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Art and Learning Teaching skills for the future at The Geelong College

Secondary
In a world that has become a kaleidoscope of information and ideas, studying art is no longer just about learning the skills to draw, paint and sculpt, it’s about...


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Why I love my job!

Secondary
It was on January 28 2009, that I arrived at South Oakleigh College as a nervous graduate and with the mind set that this was only going to be a temporary job…until I...


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The Integration of Indigenous Art and Culture into the Curriculum

Indigenous
Within both the context of both education and wider society, the inclusion and role of Indigenous art continues to be a contested area. Of particular relevance and...


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