abstraction #1-2

A two part exhibition.

Over the past term, we have studied Geometric Abstraction, alongside artists such as Paul Reed. We learnt about various design elements such as shape, colour, composition, line and space and used our knowledge on these topics as we began the process of designing our own abstract painting. We created each aspect of our piece of abstract art, from the colour palette we chose, to the unique design we produced, even choosing the actual shape of the painted surface. Using plywood allowed us to access any shape, as it is a material that can easily be cut to fit any form of our choice. Whilst we were designing our images, we undertook personal research to look for abstract artists that inspired us. This was a continuation of our study in Year 9, in which we studied abstract artists from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. Over the course of this topic, we have gained skills when working in acrylic paint. Additionally, we completed a study on colour, looking into complementary colours, analogous colours and the connotations a colour can both hold and introduce in an artwork. On behalf of the class, I know we all really enjoyed this topic as it truly allowed us to discover the power of abstraction and to challenge the reach of our own creativity. 

Natalie Freed

Year 10 elective arts student

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after dupain

Digital Photograph

Throughout the first semester, we looked at and studied the concept of Appropriation. Appropriation is the idea of taking and reusing elements from other artists works and reinterpreting them into your own work. We studied works of appropriation such as the, Sunbaker by Max Dupain which has been appropriated many times. The students also looked into many case studies regarding Appropriation as well as some legal dangers and issues with Appropriation. We then created two Appropriation works. Our first work was an appropriation of the Sunbaker, by Max Dupain. We had to decide on an issue, theme or an idea that feel reflects our present-day Australia. The second appropriation work that we created was an appropriation of our own chosen iconic artwork. Throughout both of these artworks we followed a creative process of research, planning and creating. Appropriation was an engaging topic for the year 10

photography students who learnt as well as created many amazing artworks during the semester.

 

Written by Sasha Goldman

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Aaron Final
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Digital Photograph

Throughout the first semester, we looked at and studied the concept of Appropriation. Appropriation is the idea of taking and reusing elements from other artists works and reinterpreting them into your own work. We studied works of appropriation such as the, Sunbaker by Max Dupain which has been appropriated many times. The students also looked into many case studies regarding Appropriation as well as some legal dangers and issues with Appropriation. We then created two Appropriation works. Our first work was an appropriation of the Sunbaker, by Max Dupain. We had to decide on an issue, theme or an idea that feel reflects our present-day Australia. The second appropriation work that we created was an appropriation of our own chosen iconic artwork. Throughout both of these artworks we followed a creative process of research, planning and creating. Appropriation was an engaging topic for the year 10

photography students who learnt as well as created many amazing artworks during the semester.

 

Written by Sasha Goldman

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Emanuel School Visual Arts 

contemporary visual practice underpinned by our understanding of the past