Lita Albuquerque

Artists inspired by landscapes don’t just make drawings or paintings in response to their subject, but also make work that can be described as ‘3D’, ‘installation art’ and ‘land art’. Lita Albuquerque is a landscape artist who works in and with different environments; adding her own sculptures, objects, colours and even people to create new, […]

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Just a quick update to let you know that I am now using Patreon to share lots of resources for teaching art. What is Patreon?It is a membership business that lets me share specific and exclusive resources and teaching materials with other teachers. Why am I using it?The cost of running this site is increasing […]

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KS3 Art Lessons: Pattern Design

I have been teaching pattern design inspired by MC Escher to my Year 8 groups in school. By the end of the project, students were able to understand how to abstract sections of previous drawings and develop them into patterns. They looked at 4 simple pattern repeats: basic, half drop, 90 degree rotation and reflection. […]

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