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Visartsnet : Summary to 16th July

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By Bridget Blair


Summary of recent threads to the 16th July

Kia ora koutou,

Apologies for the extended period between the last summary and this one. Term 2 felt like a  bit of a juggernaut that had me in survival mode by the end! It was fantastic to see generous members of the community still active sharing good resources, tips and artist models. This summary is just that - another will follow shortly with resources and links and recent news….


Job opportunities:

Maeroa Intermediate School in Hamilton is looking for a person to take Visual Art classes on Mondays (one day a week).  If you are interested contact Amanda Taylor  ataylormaeroa.school.nz

Rosehill College is keen to employ some more day relief teachers please pass on to other teachers who would be interested. Please send your details along with preferred subject areas to our teacher here in charge of relief - Linda Aitchison- l.aitchisonrosehillcollege.school.nz


Coming up:

  • ON NOW:  TopArt as part of the Spark Festival of Music, Media, Arts and Design - free workshops during this week July 18th to 22nd.

  • Govett-Brewster/Len Lye Education Programme

  • Entries are now open to the Wallace Secondary Schools Art Awards.  Students can enter online here .A printable poster and details regarding entry in thread (artsonline : mailing list to access)

  • Whangarei Arts Museum- Pura Te Manihera McGregor ‘Whenua ki te Whenua’ | Alexis Neal on now until the 18TH SEPTEMBER

  • These

  • Semi-Permanent NZ - 12/13 August 2016


Summary of threads from the end of term 2 (to access links below login: artsonline, password: mailinglist) :

  • L3 Photo artist model ideas based around books generated a fantastic response - thank to those who helped out

  • Rachel asked about a Killeen Unit for juniors - thanks so much for the images and links posted by members

  • Elda enquired about what kinds of credits could be attached to school magazine production - a range of suggestions followed

  • Michelle was after some good illustrator models for talented drawers

  • Manga and Anime again mentioned - check out the new Pinterest board - list of suggested artists to follow on the TRE

  • Janine asked about L3 Painting folios predominantly in watercolour

  • Nikki asked about resources/templates unpacking the folio journey using Solo Taxonomy

  • Digital Painting - this sparked a lot of interest - thread includes response from NZQA coupled with another thread on possible PD opportunities in the Digital painting course option

  • Grahame has found a good silkscreen exposure unit supplier and posted a picture of his new unit

  • Skateboard deck units are still popular with suppliers of decks listed in this thread but also last year

  • Digital painting hybrid work

  • Call for Resources AS90916 - 1.4

  • L2 Sculpture/Photography - models for adult students starting late

  • Photography doco board links

  • Thinking Skills v technical ability - a couple of good books suggested to support changes in classroom culture for students who are highly proficient with media but avoid risk-taking and experimentation

  • Artists working in digital print and painting with an air-brush

  • Linda stumbled across this really interesting site to show a 3d concept in any arts area and technology https://sketchfab.com/


Hoping you are all having a good break!




Bridget Blair

Arts Online Community Facilitator - Visartsnet​


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