Saturday, 22 August 2015

Wearable Arts

We have been learning all about design on our way to create our wearable art garment. We started with some challenges…
1. In teams create and build the tallest tower
Our tower was very tall, but then it fell over...

We worked together; sharing ideas and elping each other. We have learned that it is really important to design and plan our creations before we start. This means we all know what we are trying to make.
2. Build a shelter for Leo our class bear

We learned that it can be very tricky to work in groups and we all have to take turns.
3. Work together to create a costume for 1 member of our team to model. 
Here we are in our costumes!
We remembered that it is important to design our work before we start. We also learned that we have to be careful with our materials, newspaper and tinfoil rip quiet easily.

We are going to use what we have learned to create our wearable arts garment.

Success Criteria:
Research and find my inspiration
Design and plan my garment (How I see things)
Follow my plan to create my garment
Create a garment that is going to last
Create a piece of art – an idea or a story or message

My story
My lable it

My plan
Making my mask

Me in my garment

How I am going

Research and find my inspiration
Kerri thinks

Design and plan my garment (How I see things) 
Kerri thinks

Follow my plan to create my garment
Kerri thinks

Create a garment that lasts
Kerri thinks

Create a piece of art – an idea or a story or message
Kerri thinks


My favourite part was: doing the making because we have never done it before. I like using different materials like the feathers and painting.

It was really hard when: trying to make the feathers stick to my kakapo wings. I think it because there is still some material stuck to the tape.

Something that really helped me was: doing our plan and design at the start because it helped me to get my ideas so I knew what to do. Choosing the animal so I knew what I was.

Something new I learned was: wearable art is art that you can wear, it something that is made by hand and it's very hard to make.

Kerri Thinks
Wow Jamie! You had a clear plan of what you wanted and you worked hard to create two fantastic pieces. You listened to advice and accepted help as you needed it, what a great learner. I think you have a great understanding of the design process (starting with planning, and then some creating, changing, creating and fixing). It has been a pleasure to watch you work and to share this time with you.
I bet you had a great time sharing your learning with mum.

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