Primary Visual Arts for Term 3

14 September 2018 editor 0

Prep Prep students have been investigating Living Things. In art we have looked at the concepts of line and pattern inspired by photographic images of animals including zebras, giraffes and the big cats After looking at these images the students created their own animal patterns in ink. We read the story-The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse by Eric Carle […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]

Year 7 News

Something About Me – Story Box

15 June 2018 Brigitte McNamara 0

Year 7 students have continued to explore self-identity by generating an art work that encapsulates Something About Me in a cardboard story Box. Students are working collaboratively to construct a cardboard box into sculptural piece that reflects their outer and inner personality. The outside of the box represents the student’s personality while the inside of the box addresses the student’s […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]


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)


Year 8 Visual Arts Excursion

1 March 2018 0

On Friday 23 February, a group of Year 8 visual arts students visited some noteworthy examples of architecture located on Hong Kong island. Students began looking at a traditional place of worship called the Pak Tai Temple located on Lung On Street, Wan Chai. A neighbouring building in Wan Chai that students also examined was a residential building called the Blue […Read more]