Big ideas in Art 8
- Whether your best work is a quick sketch, a painting or a sculpture your creative growth will come from challenging yourself and taking a risk and trying a new approaches.
- We all possess a unique understanding of our world through what we see and how we respond and feel inside. The arts allow you to express yourself as an individual or as a group, and provide a means of communicating your personal experiences.
- When you were little, did you ever play dress-up and put on a show for a captive audience? When learning about visual art you experiment with many different art media and explore new skills which help build confidence in your individual creative potential. Artists combine different techniques and materials in new ways to express themselves-- and in this process you may discover your unique inner artist!
- Visual Art provides a powerful means of communicating, responding to and understanding many different personal and social issues. We can use art to challenge thinking, and open our minds to new perspectives. We will explore how artists can achieve this and maybe you will try to, too!