MIXING COLORS AND TURKISH CERAMICS …
Following the presentation of Comenius mobility in Turkey, first and second graders in Lokavec were learning about subtractive color mixing. They painted using primary colors and resolving the task to mix and use also secondary colors.
KAPADOKYA IN OUR PAINTINGS
The amazing color palettes of stones, magnificent shapes that nature made and the interesting history of the region (and mans interventions in it) were enough for students to be motivated for the next few hours of artclass.
Learning about changing the brightness of colors in painting, students used their impressions in their works …
DRAWING THE DERVISH DANCERS
We listened to turkish national music and watched online videos of different Turkish dances. We also discussed the history and meaning of Dervish dancers. Students tried some dances and then drew the Dervish dancers by memory …
CELEBRATING SCHOOL DAY
On the 9th of may our school celebrates “School day”. Every year, we organise different activities for all our students. This year we promoted culture. We reminded our students of historical, cultural and other activities in our town and painted large group paintings with local motifs. We had a fun, educationaL and cultural day outdoors.
Here are some groups with their paintings:
We finished our artsy day with group assembly and our school anthem. You can see more artwork of our students at our school webpage.
OUR AQUARELLES IN THE PILON GALLERY
In march 2015, The Pilon gallery hosted the exhibition of Veno Pilon’s aquarelles, made during the 1st world war. Our students with special needs attended the aquarelle technique worshop, led by prof. Franc Golob.
At the end os Pilon’s exhbition, some of our aquarelles were exhibited in the gallery.
JANUARY, FEBRUARY 2015:
VISITING THE GALLERIES
In January and February f 2015, our artclass students visited three galleries in Ajdovščina. In the Pilon gallery, they saw and talked about an exhibition of local sculpturor Tea Curk Sorta and visited the Pilon’s exhibition. At Lokar’s gallery they saw artworks of different art areas and techniques (drawing, painting, graphics, sculpture, instalation). At last, they visitd arthouse Lična hiša and it’s gallery, where they met and spoke to local artist David Ličen.
VISITING LOCAL MONUMENTS AND LEARNING ABOUT SCULPTURE
Our youngest artclass students visited local monuments. They talked about materials used for sculptures ment to be indoors and those, ment to be situated outdoors. They were comparing different standing sculpture and relief techniques. Since they were learning about technicalities of sculpture, they were aencouraged to touch the monuments, which is usually avoided because of monument protection.
Our school wears a title “A cultural school”. One of the reasons for this title is a rich tradition in drama and puppetry activities.
Puppetry and drama club for our younger children (6 – 1o years) is always somehow related to “eco” or “green” theme. For the production of play, titled “Animals olympics” (by slovenian author Svetlana Makarovič), our young puppet masters made their puppets out of old and used clothes.
Puppets were saved and we are still using them for short improvisational tasks. In the begining of this year, our new puppetry and drama students got the task to make up a “green-themed” short play, using these eco puppets. They made up (and performed infront of their class) a story of animals, who are searching for clean and safe food in littered nature. The animals had to fight for it with “A HUMAN”.
Our story had a happy ending, but it made us all think: will the story of real animals and littered nature have a happy ending too?
PORTRAITS AND ECO MATERIALS
MENTOR: Nataša Rupnik, prof. lik. ped.
In art class, our fifth-graders learned about life and work of local artist, painter, printmaker and photographer, Veno Pilon. They devoted most of their attention to portraits. After viewing the works at Pilon gallery, they drew the portraits, using eco materials: recycled paper, charcoal and chalk.
If you are interested in works of Veno Pilon, you can visit the Pilon gallery website.
SLOVENIAN LOGO PROPOSALS
MENTORS: Barbara Trošt, Keti Bratina, Saša Kravos, Katarina Dolgan, Anuša Blažko
In art classes, many logo proposals for Comenius project were designed. Here are some of them: