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Notre Dame High School

Notre Dame
High School

Year 9

Expressive Elements - Freedom and Captivity ... (canvas mixed media piece); Observational figure drawing. Measuring and proportion. Drawing hands- line and tone. Looking at symbolism. Wax resist techniques. Exploring the theme of Human Rights and responsibilities.  Designing and composing images to portray messages. Mixed media collage techniques. Using text and imagery. Working on canvas.

Cultural Connections (Masks) ... (Painted clay mask); The role of the mask in different cultures. Exploring Japanese masks and expression.  Drawing using line and tone. Looking at African masks. Designing and making a clay mask paying particular attention to texture and pattern. Paint techniques, including stippling and dry brushing.