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MULTICULTURAL ARTS WEEK 

17th October to 21ST October 2016.

During our Multicultural Arts Week the children were able to experience art, music and dance from all around the world, learn about different cultures and traditions and develop an understanding of their diversities. From Taiko Drumming to Bollywood dancing and Aboriginal art to Native American Totems.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japanese Block Printing. The children looked at how the Japanese Artist Hokusai painted and printed his pictures. They used printing ink and rollers to create their own Japanese patterns.

Japanese Block Printing.  The children looked at how the Japanese Artist Hokusai painted and printed his pictures. They used printing ink and rollers to create their own Japanese patterns. 1
Japanese Block Printing.  The children looked at how the Japanese Artist Hokusai painted and printed his pictures. They used printing ink and rollers to create their own Japanese patterns. 2

We looked at how the Japanese Artist Hokusai painted his 'The Great Wave' picture using different shades of blue. We created our own watery raindrops by mixing different amounts of black and white paint to blue.

We looked at how the Japanese Artist Hokusai painted his 'The Great Wave' picture using different shades of blue. We created our own watery raindrops by mixing different amounts of black and white paint to blue. 1

The children have been looking at Aboriginal Art. They learnt that pictures are made up using lots of dots. They had a go at making their own Aboriginal style pictures.

The children have been looking at Aboriginal Art. They learnt that pictures are made up using lots of dots.  They had a go at making their own Aboriginal style pictures. 1
The children have been looking at Aboriginal Art. They learnt that pictures are made up using lots of dots.  They had a go at making their own Aboriginal style pictures. 2
The children have been looking at Aboriginal Art. They learnt that pictures are made up using lots of dots.  They had a go at making their own Aboriginal style pictures. 3
The children have been looking at Aboriginal Art. They learnt that pictures are made up using lots of dots.  They had a go at making their own Aboriginal style pictures. 4
The children have been looking at Aboriginal Art. They learnt that pictures are made up using lots of dots.  They had a go at making their own Aboriginal style pictures. 5
The children have been looking at Aboriginal Art. They learnt that pictures are made up using lots of dots.  They had a go at making their own Aboriginal style pictures. 6
The children have been looking at Aboriginal Art. They learnt that pictures are made up using lots of dots.  They had a go at making their own Aboriginal style pictures. 7
The children have been looking at Aboriginal Art. They learnt that pictures are made up using lots of dots.  They had a go at making their own Aboriginal style pictures. 8
The children have been looking at Aboriginal Art. They learnt that pictures are made up using lots of dots.  They had a go at making their own Aboriginal style pictures. 9

The children were inspired by Indian Elephant Art. They loved the bright , vibrant colours.

The children were inspired by Indian Elephant Art. They loved the bright , vibrant colours.   1
The children were inspired by Indian Elephant Art. They loved the bright , vibrant colours.   2

The children designed their own Henna hand patterns. First they cut around their own hands onto paper and then cut them out. They next drew beautiful patterns onto them.

The children designed their own Henna hand patterns. First they cut around their own hands onto paper and then cut them out.  They next drew beautiful patterns onto them. 1
The children designed their own Henna hand patterns. First they cut around their own hands onto paper and then cut them out.  They next drew beautiful patterns onto them. 2

African Sunset pictures. The children first did a watercolour wash using sunset colours. Once the sheet was dry they either cut out African images from black paper or painted them on with black paint.

African Sunset pictures. The children first did a watercolour wash using sunset colours. Once the sheet was dry they either cut out African images from black paper or painted them on with black paint. 1
African Sunset pictures. The children first did a watercolour wash using sunset colours. Once the sheet was dry they either cut out African images from black paper or painted them on with black paint. 2

African masks and necklaces. The children enjoyed making their own masks and necklaces.

African masks and necklaces. The children enjoyed making their own masks and necklaces.  1
African masks and necklaces. The children enjoyed making their own masks and necklaces.  2

NORTH AMERICAN TOTEM POLES The children looked at different Totem Poles and were inspired to create their own.

NORTH AMERICAN TOTEM POLES          The children looked at different Totem Poles and were inspired to create their own. 1
NORTH AMERICAN TOTEM POLES          The children looked at different Totem Poles and were inspired to create their own. 2
NORTH AMERICAN TOTEM POLES          The children looked at different Totem Poles and were inspired to create their own. 3
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