Year 8 News

Year 8 Visual Arts Excursion

15 August 2018 editor 0

Despite the poor rainy weather on Friday, 10 of August a group of Year 8 visual arts students proceeded with the architecture photographic excursion.  As the rain poured down students huddled under the pagoda next to the Pak Tai Temple located on Lung On Street, Wan Chai.  This traditional place of worship offered some visually appealing opportunities for students to compose […Read more]


GRAPP Exhibition Winners

8 August 2018 editor 0

The GRAPP Exhibition which wrapped up last week, was an incredible success! The talent shown from our students this year was truly amazing and this event seems to get better and better each year. So firstly we want to say a big thank you to everyone involved and to all the students who participated, we hope you continue to find […Read more]


SEAMS of a New Era 2019

25 July 2018 editor 0

Seams of a New Era is back! Our annual student-run charity fashion show for the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation (CNCF) is making its comeback in February 2019. Next year’s theme is Radiance and what you can expect from the show is as follows: An amalgamation of the Wes Anderson aesthetic, the liminal space of dusk and dawn, and the avant-garde […Read more]


Visual Arts News

8 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Prep Prep students have been investigating the Weather. In art we have looked at the concept of hot vs cool colours and identified them on a colour wheel. The students were inspired by artist images of the sun and moon including stained glass artists. After looking at these images they created their own sun/moon pictures using hot/cool colours. They were […Read more]


Year 11 Wellbeing. Sometimes you just have to laugh.

1 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Senior students are often bogged down with assignments, exam revision, extracurricular commitments, tutors, and weekend jobs. This begs the question: When do they have time to just relax and have fun? Sometimes it’s tricky to get teenagers to engage in ‘wellbeing’ activities in an authentic way – too many demands and too much pressure to keep up appearances. Last Wednesday, […Read more]


AISHK Welcomes Artist Ian Murphy

14 May 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

On Tuesday the 8th of May 2018, the elective visual arts students from Years 9, 10 and 11 participated in a workshop directed by the artist Ian Murphy. In this workshop Ian Murphy explained his stages of creating and deigning his artworks and how he uses tone, colour and texture to portray and communicate scenes and objects (such as buildings, doors […Read more]


Year 7 Inspired by Indigenous Australian Artist

10 May 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Year 7 students were inspired by the work of Indigenous Australian artist, Marlene Rubuntja to create a 2D and 3D artwork. Students explored the technique of silk screen and fibre art. The artworks demonstrate an understanding of how symbols and visual codes can be used to communicate identity.   Narelle Cridland | Specialist Teacher – Visual Arts (Primary)


Early Childhood Drawing Club

8 May 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

In Term 2 we have started a Drawing Club initiative for Prep to Year Two students. This is an opportunity for children to visit the art room during Friday lunch play time to pursue their interest in drawing. There has been a very enthusiastic response so far and we have enjoyed listening to relaxing music while exploring our creativity. Anne […Read more]