Year 5 are learning about the formal elements of art and how artists will use these elements to create an artwork. Pupils have observed a bottle image and learnt how to blend and shade with a pencil to create a three-dimensional bottle.
Year 6 are learning about the artist Pablo Picasso. They have learnt about the famous artist and his style of art. Pupils are completing a Cubism face design inspired by Picasso’s artwork. To take their Cubism designs further they are creating a three-dimensional cardboard relief.
Year 7 are learning about the artist Vincent Van Gogh. They have learnt about the famous artist and his popular paintings over the term pupils have copied a painting called ‘The Starry Night’ that Van Gogh created and used the art material oil pastels to add tones of colour.
Year 8 are learning about the artist Frida Kahlo. They have learnt about the famous artist and her self portraits. Pupils are completing a tonal pencil drawing of themselves and they will then be collaging images about themselves onto the background.