February 13, 2013

One -2-One Mentorship Moment with Robert Bateman

My student Gary Luo (Gr.4) had the unbelievable chance to meet Robert Bateman.  For those who may not know, Mr. Bateman truly is a Canadian Art legend. Mr. Bateman reviewed Gary’s drawings and paintings.  It was an inspirational, true mentorship moment for Gary and his family. Big Congratulations to Gary and the Luo Family.  Keep working hard Gary! To learn more about Robert Bateman visit www.robertbateman.ca  Robert Bateman and Gary…

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October 9, 2012

The Evidence is Overwhelming -Drawing with Wire is Dangerous, but Fun!

Art students embarked on a lesson in drawing when they said “yes!” to a kinetic experience in sculpture.  Re-bar wire is greasy, hard and sharp.  Rebar Wire (16 ga., 3.5 lbs) is used to tie or reinforce bars in construction and concrete applications. It’s not usually a first choice material for Elementary and Junior High students.  If the wire pokes you in the finger, it hurts. Students were keen despite…

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