Tag Archives: Art

Are You Creating?

Hulusi Tabs for Happy Birthday
Art from the video game Five Nights at Freddies. American graphic design.
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Chinese animation. Super hero and kung fu master, Shen Long. He arrives in Dragon World to teach dragons protection and self defines.
Betty White
Betty White and friends.

The students I teach are a range from Kindergarten to 5th grade.  The 3rd graders enjoy “torturing” me with scary video games and their personal art.  I find it important to encourage their exploration of topics Asian in their own personal interest life.  For many that includes drawing, colouring and video games.  Some of them have been bringing me drawings and pictures and I have been attempting to turn it into some sort of scroll-like art.  As of yet, I have failed to reach a finishing point.  Just like real life, art is about knowing when something is finished.  Finishing the product can be called success in my classroom.

Perhaps I should explain.  I am a teacher.  I teach Mandarin Chinese.  No, I am not Chinese.  Long story.  For those of you who love animation and all things in the Mandarin language check out this awesome Chinese animation feature film.  The name is Xi Yang Yang.  That means Happy Sheep.  Sit back, relax, grab some yummy Chinese noodles, and enjoy the show.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VXo2Plcshg