Praise has been given to Year 8 students who have created a variety of colourful fish sculptures as part of their recent art homework.
Praise has been given to Year 8 students who have created a variety of colourful sculptures as part of their recent art homework.
Over a five week period this term students were asked to each produce a fish as part of project work entitled, 'Hundertwasser Fish'.
Art teacher at KSA, Miss Louise Hodgkins said:”The sculptures were made in the context of observing real fish as a starting point and learning about the work of Austrian Artist 'Hundertwasser' whose colourful, patterned 2D work was concerned with issues such as conservation and the natural world. He created posters and graphic work promoting campaigns such as 'save the Seas' and so was a perfect choice for the theme.”
She added: “The 3D fish could be made from any material and although I gave the students lots of ideas, many original ideas were generated including a cushion fish, Lego fish and even wooden fish fully cut on jigsaws at home and smoothed over with belt sanders and decorated, extremely professional.”
Students are currently creating clay Hundertwasser fish and are working to produce a clay tile. They have been learning about all the specifics of working with clay effectively, using tools, firing, glazing and decorating ceramics.