Following on from our previous lesson in mark making, which focussed on using the paintbrush in a new way and trying different pointillist techniques, this lesson is aimed at developing those skills. On the board I showed some work by Van Gogh and questioned the group about how the painting made them feel, how the […]Read more "KS4 Art & Design: Mark Making [Lesson 4]"
I was looking for an artist inspired by food and came across Jerry Wilkerson, a modern pointillist artist! I am using this food artist as inspiration to use in my KS4 art project exploring mark making. Although we are working on landscapes, the techniques are still relevant. It was good to be able to discuss […]Read more "Jerry Wilkerson"
This is my third lesson from my GCSE Landscape Painting Project. After our introduction to mark-making using watercolours in lesson 2, we moved on to looking at Pointillism as a technique (one of my favourites) 😊 For this lesson I introduced new artists to look at then set out the objectives. Students ended up producing […]Read more "KS4 Art & Design: Mark Making [Lesson 3]"
KS4. Second lesson in mark-making and painting using watercolours.Read more "KS4 Art & Design: Mark Making [Lesson 2]"
KS4. First lesson in a new painting project exploring mark-making.Read more "KS4 Art & Design: Mark Making [Lesson 1]"
I have recently started listening to the Cult of Pedagogy podcast and, as a trainee teacher, I have found loads of the information, tips and insights on there really useful. The Cult of Pedagogy podcast is a great resource for those starting out in teaching, and from some of the conversations and questions on there I’m […]Read more "Cult of Pedagogy Podcast"
An art keyword challenge for getting pupils into mixed pairs. Good to use as a starter or plenary too! Get the Keyword (Starter/Plenary) Activity for Art here. Use the resource to test your pupils knowledge on keywords and techniques. One half of the pair has the keyword, the other has the example. Mix up the […]Read more "Art keyword challenge!"
This continuous line drawing activity was a starter which introduced new keywords: Abstract and Expressive. It taught students that they can create drawings which aren’t ‘life like’ and focused on improving students’ observational skills. Get this Continuous Line Drawing lesson here. The art students had already tried continuous line drawings in a previous art lesson, […]Read more "KS3 Art Lesson – Continuous Line Drawings"