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Te Rōpū Whakamanawa is a group of Year 5 and 6 students at Ara Tū Whakatā Gilberthorpe School in Hei Hei, Ōtautahi, Aotearoa. We work in a collaborative learning space of Years 4 to 6 students, called Te Ara Takitini. Welcome to our blog where we share our learning throughout 2019.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Canvas Art

Fun Friday Canvas Art

This week we enjoyed another afternoon of Fun Friday activities.  Today in Rimu Class we did canvas art.  We used black canvas to create artworks using paint, metallic markers, paua and feathers.  Check out some of our creations.


  1. Hi guys Ash here to say allof us did really good at canvas art. All of your art is beautiful. I wonder if we can do it again? Can we Miss Waho please please hehehe. I'm just kidding around . :D

  2. Bonjour Jorja here.
    I would just like to say that all the kids that did this are great at art and that your so creative.

  3. Salut Artest.
    It's Alyscia here.
    I love all your art on your canvases.
    You're all great at drawing, and use are so creative.
    I wonder if we are going to do canvas art again.
    And use are going to do it again.
    Au revoior.

  4. Χαίρετε!
    It's me Elham.
    I really like this canvas art because you get colour anything you want.
    I wonder if we can do it this friday too.

  5. Kai ora, Izzy here.
    I love art work. Damm I should have done that.
    I think that it looks awesome. All you guy's have skills.
    Love it, Love it, Love it.
    Who do you think had the most creative one?
    Blog yo later.

  6. Chairete Rimu class
    love how you have done your own creation what you want.Some of you have done city's and what you want It is great I love it. blog you later

  7. Hey Emily here.
    I think that all of these design are unique and amazing. I love how you all put a lot of effort in to these. I wish I did this activity it looks so fun.
    can you it again?

  8. Hey it's Summer
    I really like how you have been very
    creative and you have all done a great job
    on your own peace of art they all look very nice.
    I think they all look great. I really like how there all different and did not copy anybody.

  9. Hey my name is Yvee.
    You're doing a brilliant job very artistic, I really enjoy making art and admiring it when its original just like yours are. I might put my art supplies to use now that I have seen this...

  10. Kia ora GUYS!!
    I love the art you have done.I also love the awesome Gilberthorpe smiles.
    It is so lovely to see you Rimu,Rata,and Tawa students doing awesome art.
    I hope I see more of these cool as awesome as and the great as art you guys can do!!!

  11. Gamardshoba Miss Waho, Amelia here.
    Wow these look amazing. Dammit I should have done one because they are fantastic!
    My personal favorite one is Ashritas (Not calling the rest bad or anything)
    This is so helpful. Anyways I came up with a great idea. How about making them at home. Hey that's not bad of an idea.
    Blog ya later!

  12. Kia ora my name is Claire
    Wow these artworks are amazing, well done it looks like you have put in a lot of time and effort, they all look amazing Keep up the good work.

  13. Kia ora my name is Navneet, I'm from Owaraka District School (ODS). Your artworks are outstanding! I like to do art like the ones you made. How much time did you take to make it? It would be really nice if you visited my blog (odsnavneets.blogspot.co.nz)

    Blog ya later

  14. hi my name is Cole and i like your amazing work keep the effort.blog ya later.

  15. Kia Ora, Hi my name is Brooke and I'm from Owairaka District School in Rm 22. Those art work look stunning and amazing. There were so many cool designs. What was your favourite part?
    Keep up the good work!
    Blog ya later, By Brooke.