Art


Year 6 War Landscapes

Year 6 looked at the artist Anselm Kiefer and his bleak war landscapes.  They experimented with different textures and materials and kept the palette of paints to more muted colours.

read more...

Posted by staff on 28 November 2018

Year 4 sculpture

  

You may have noticed we have two giraffes around the school.  Year 4 used newspaper to build these amazing sculptures in a workshop with a local artist.  They had to design and communicate how they would build their pieces in teams.  Making sure it could stand up meant they had to be…

read more...

Posted by staff on 11 October 2018

Year 5 sculpture

     

Year 5 had a lot of fun making these amazing pieces in a metal sculpture workshop from a local visiting artist.  They worked together in teams to design and make the sculptures.  Being creative and inventive about how they would construct the sculptures and that the structures could stand…

read more...

Posted by staff on 11 October 2018

Year 2 drawing and printing

        

We did some observational drawing using charcoal, pencil and pens as a starting point for our prints.

 

           

Finally, we drew our designs onto our blocks and printed them onto paper. Sometimes we had to do it a few times to get a clear…

read more...

Posted by staff on 4 July 2018

Year 4

      

This term we have been looking at Mayan art and weaving in art lessons.  We made a raised design in the centre based on Mayan pattens  and then chose colours to weave around the outside.

read more...

Posted by staff on 13 June 2018

Year 5 artwork

       

 

We have been looking at illusions and perspective in Year 5 art sessions.  Using a viewpoint and our new perspective drawing skills we set about creating these street scenes in pen and water colour paint.

read more...

Posted by staff on 7 June 2018

Year 3 art

      

 

During our project on birds, we have looked at how illustrators use patten and colour to invent birds and made up own own.  We have also been looking at textures and tones for our drawings of feathers where we used combinations of oil pastel, pencil, graphite, chalk and…

read more...

Posted by staff on 8 March 2018

Year 4 art

    

     

 

For our painting project, we looked at atist such as Alex Katz and Monet.  We studied the detail in the leaves and drew them in pencil.  We then outlined them in oil paints using overlapping shapes and finally painted the flowers and leaves in bright colours to contrast with…

read more...

Posted by staff on 8 March 2018

Reception art

In Reception, we made our own huge fish eating dinosaur using sponge painting and collage.  We also made skeletons from straws.

read more...

Posted by staff on 8 March 2018

Year 2 artwork

    

           

In our art sessions we have been looking at the artists Matisse and Kandinsky.  Both used bright contrasting colours. We used oil pastels and paint to create bold circles like Kandinsky and cut out paper shapes and repeated patterns in our Matisse style…

read more...

Posted by staff on 8 February 2018

Year 5-ART-STILL-LIFE

        

 

For our art project we looked at Still Life paintings by Cezanne and Matisse.  We studied and tried out different techniques such as hatching, cross-hatching and shading.  We looked at how to use colour to make our compositions more interesting and how to make the object contrast…

read more...

Posted by staff on 31 October 2017

Year 4 Art

        

Year 4  have been looking at sculpture.  We investigated artists such as Calder and looked at the different sculptures that have been put up in Trafalgar Square on the 4th plinth.  Our topic was Space and we discussed what we would do in design teams, then drew our ideas onto big…

read more...

Posted by staff on 31 October 2017