Friday, April 30, 2010

12 Canoes Resource

I was watching Message Stick on the ABC this morning about the broadband website 12 Canoes

A beautiful site with an accompanying PDF education kit.

Check it out, share it in the classroom, pass it on...

Sunday, April 4, 2010


Where I live...

Where I live definitely serves as inspiration for the art I do...and I try to get my students to also appreciate their own surroundings, and communicate ideas about their natural environment in their artworks

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Print Criticism

An interesting article by Christopher Allen on print criticism - the art critic responding to printmaking in a different way to how the critic may respond to criticism of other forms.

What distinguishes print criticism from criticism in general? I suppose it’s essentially the fact that you have to take account of the different or the specific qualities of the medium or rather many different media because, as we know, and [as] we’ve seen today too, there are many different techniques and media involved in printing, and combinations, re–uses; re–readings of those techniques today...