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                               ARTYFACTS SPRING TERM JANUARY 2020

  1. WHAT IS ART? Brainstorming and experimenting in our sketch books.

SMALL WATER COLOUR PAINTING.

  •   Using poster paint the children will design a poster inspired by the topic of Pollution in our planet.
  • UP-CYCLE A PLASTIC BOTTLE, using stained glass paint, tissue paper and pens.
  • EARTH ART. Learning about ANDY GOLDSWORTHY and AGNES DENES. Using pen and ink, design a large-scale piece of land art.
  • COLLAGE. Using recycled calendars and magazines, cut and paste your images to create a new image.

HALF TERM 17TH FEBRUARY – 21ST FEBRUARY

  • DRAW YOUR SELF PORTRAIT.
  • PAINT YOUR SELF PORTRAIT.
  • LOOKING AT ARTIST MARC CHAGALL, paint the town you live in, including any details or memories you love and find important to you.
  • ABORIGONAL ART. Healing paintings using dots.
  1. CLAY SCULPTURES.
  1. ETCHING AND MONO PRINTING.

Please remember to bring in magazines and old calendars and plastic milk or water bottles! Thank you.

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ARTYFACTS ART SYLLABUS SPRING 2019

This term we will be looking at cityscapes, and the different ways to observe and record them, including birds eye views, vanishing points and light and the shadows that are produced from our natural and man-made worlds. We will also be building using clay tiles and etching into plaster and designing are own bags.

  1. Painting a backdrop using one colour plus white to create a tonal gradation for our town. (this is a two-step project and will be completed in the following week.)
  • Studying different types of buildings; we will draw 5 buildings in pen and ink to place over our painted backdrop.
  • The magnificent Royal Pavilion, experiment with the contrasts of chalk pastels on black paper.
  • How to achieve distance on a flat surface using a vanishing point and light and shadow.
  • Looking from above ‘birds eye view’ design a farm. Using oil pastel and paint.
  • Meditation. After taking a visual journey, with your eyes closed, using the techniques you have learnt in the last few weeks, you will draw the places you have travelled, using water colour pencils.

HALF TERM** MONDAY 18TH FEBRUARY FRIDAY 22ND FEBRUARY

  • Using clay tiles, you will learn how to build a cube which can be made into a house for your miniature world next week.
  • Miniature worlds.
  • How a liquid can become a solid, making plaster. Etch into the hard plaster and then let the water colour paint absorb into the porous rock.
  1. Drawing to different types of music in groups, express how the music makes you feel using marks, shapes and colours.
  1. Design your own bags.