Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Art of the Photogram

 A photogram is a photographic image made without a camera by placing objects directly onto the surface of a photo-sensitive material such as photographic paper and then exposing it to light. The result is a negative shadow image varying in tone, depending on the transparency … Continue reading

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Open day mural

Year 7 as a year group will be looking at the work of Matisse, Dufy and the Fauvists and will create a large mural in the gallery space. Who were the Fauvists? This was a group of artists who were … Continue reading

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Year 10 Wollaton Park trip

Year 10 have had the opportunity to gather visual resources on a recent visit to Wollaton Park.  The purpose of the visit was to get pupils to observe and draw directly from the collection housed inside the hall. Pupils in … Continue reading

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Open day for the Art department

‘The Studio’ Painting by Han Zaho, Year 12 This Saturday, the 5th of November, it is Open Day at the High School.  The Art Department studios will be open to prospective parents and other visitors. Practical activities such as monoprinting, … Continue reading

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