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Sunday, 18 January 2009

Miss Shipley is very pleased and our Year 12's continue to produce the goods

Miss Shipley is thrilled to bits once again as Alex gives in her final piece. If Alex's work shows a lot of confidence she was anything but confident to pose for this shot. Modesty kicked in and so good ol' Miss Shipley had to be on hand to share the moment. The two girls are shown in T4 but this colourful still -life will soon be making it's way to the Assembly Rooms for our annual exhibition. All the signs are looking good Miss Shipley so over to you to get the show on the road.

Rebecca was so thrilled with her outcome that she had to get her dad to rush it to school as soon as it was finished. Thanks for doing the taxi run dad.

Jason Harris shows off his technically sound and personal response. Great work. I originally took photographs of heavy duty chain and the made 'links' (just a joke) to the artists M.C. Escher and Robert Delauney before going on to produce this ambitious study using mainly 4B and 6B pencils.

Phil Mellors is to be heard and not seen.

Well done Kieran, you made it. You CAN do it.


  1. i like all of these pictures because they have good shading. it is also good to show what the people in year 12 can do.
    Danièle Wrightham

  2. i like all of the pictures because they all have good shading on them. also it is goo to see the artwork that the year 12 do.
    Danièle Wrightham


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This blog is devoted to students working with Chellaston Academy Art Department, and features examples of the fantastic work they produce (Key stages 3, 4 and 5... Years 7 - 13). Please feel free to leave constructive comments - and if you are an attending pupil, we would love to hear from you. If you have any ideas for the site, requests for help/ideas with your current project or work you would like to see on this page - please speak to your current Art Teacher who will advise you how to submit your post. Don't forget - this page only displays the most recent posts... please use the archive link tree at the bottom of the page to visit older items. Please also visit the Learning Platform for lots more information. If you have any questions please post a message on the blog. Alternatively Mr Charles an be contacted at rogercharles@chellaston.derby.sch.uk