Grade 9 students studied woodland native art and then created their own using similar techniques.
Beadwork inspired by First Nations weaving and beadwork. Students express personal style and individuality through one of a kind designs and unique, individual colour choices. Weaving looms are used as students become proficient with the same weaving process applied to rug, blanket and belt weavings.
The Grade 9 Visual Art classes captured the beauty of nature in this painting study. These paintings were done in the style of the Group of Seven. Each student chose a painting done by one of the seven artists and worked on recreated the colours and brushwork of the selected painting. Below are some examples of the students’ talented interpretations.
Aboriginal Art is the theme of the Gr. 9 Visual Art course this year. Recently, the Gr. 9’s were lucky enough to have a visit from two Aboriginal elders Tammy and Bernard. The students participated in a drumming circle and learned about the spiritual traditions of Aboriginal culture.
Below is a sample of some of the Gr. 9 Aboriginal Art Paintings.
Nature is inspiring the next generation of panthers at RND. The grade 9 students in Mrs. Latour’s Grade 9 art class enjoyed the last of the warm weather. They were instructed to find a piece of nature that inspired them and sketch it. The class worked diligently out in the sunshine and created some amazing drawings.