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Tuesday, 3 February 2009

Words of wisdom from Hannah and Danika

Hello. This is Hannah Greenhalgh and Danika Lawrence from 10CLS/10b2. Our group are currently working on our Matisse final piece.
We have studied a variety of Matisse's work from 'Blue Nude' to 'Still-life with Gold Fish'. Many homework’s were set prior to the final project including Matisse title page, research page, and the Matisse collage.
Throughout the project we have been using a variety of materials including: collage, acrylics, sand and coloured paper. Some of the standard of the work in our class is fantastic, including work from Courtney Casella-crisp, Tania Takhar, Zach Shannon, Bethany Anderson and Ellie Walker. They have used many styles and techniques in their work, making them outstanding. The final project is set to be completed by 24th February. In order to make this happen normal homeworks have been set aside and pupils have been working hard at home and in lesson - and also attending clubs.
We will soon be publishing these final pieces on the blog.
(Thanks to Hannah and Danika for this written piece)


  1. Miss Russell: I want my billion bonus points.
    The art is very nice!
    from Luke Shannahan 9HGT


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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