Eurythmy, Form Drawing and Geometry
Professional Development Program PD 8-2017
Form Drawing and Geometry
Saturday, 5th August 2017, 8.30am – 1.30pm
After a warm-up session with Eurhythmy you will engage in form drawing exercises suitable for classes 1 -4. While many of these forms are based on rhythmical movements and alignment, others are based on symmetric and geometric elements. Allowing a free flow and a degree of artistic freedom, virtues of precision, consistence, care or balance are developed at the same time. As such these forms are the logic precursor to formal geometry.
Starting in Class 5, formal geometrical constructions with compass and ruler are brought to the children. Aesthetic qualities are achieved through accurate work and disciplined colour work – highly satisfying and formative activities.
Wolfgang will take you through a series of exercises challenging and rewarding for your students and will give you advice on the methodology required to bring this type of work successfully into your classrooms.
Wolfgang Maschek is a full time tutor at the MRS Seminar. He can look back at over 30 years of classroom experience and many years of actively providing teacher education, mentoring and professional development.
Chrissy Cowan is a Eurhythmy teacher with long standing experience. Many of her exercises – individual and group – are based on geometrical forms, thereby giving to the participants the perfect warm-up for the topic of the day.
Shared morning tea (please bring a plate to share, hot drinks provided)
If possible, bring your own ‘tools of the trade’: ruler, compass, H2 pencil, eraser, sharpener, colour pencils
This PD addresses and certifies Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
APST 1.2; 2.1; 2.2; 3.1; 3.2; 3.5; 6.2; 6.4
IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEFORE YOU ENROL:
In the event of a course being cancelled, notification will be no less than 2 weeks before the event;
Our nominal cut off date for enrolments is one month prior to the date. If you wish to enrol after that date please make personal contact with Wolfgang on 9876 5199.
Any person who is travelling from Interstate and booking accommodation should take out appropriate travel insurance to cover themselves in the event that our course cannot go ahead.