Art


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…

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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…

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Posted by staff on 31 October 2017

Art Club

In art club, we had great fun taking pictures around the school and using them to paint some close-up watercolour studies.  Here is some of the work we produced.

  

 

 

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Posted by staff on 13 July 2017

Year 2 Rousseau painting

    

   

Year 2 looked at the artist Rousseau, who painted jungle scenes without ever visiting the jungle.  They painted backgrounds with a thin paint, which is called a wash.  Then they looked at animals, plants and leaves to make studies for the final details on their…

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Posted by staff on 13 July 2017

Year 5 Illusions

       

In Year 5, we have been looking at how artists use illusion in their art.  We studied an artist called Escher who used tessellation to create pattern and made our own templates to produce these amazing designs.  

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Posted by staff on 27 June 2017

Year 6

         

     

 

Year 6 looked at the artist Giacometti and his tall, thin sculptures of walking people.  They designed and made their own figures using wire and paper mache. Using a mixture of materials they created finishing touches and details to really personalise their pieces.…

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Posted by staff on 27 April 2017

Year 3 Masks

     

Year 3 have looked at masks from Mexican Folk Art.  They used paper mache and created features with cardboard using tabs.  Finally they painted detail and pattern using  bright colours.  They look fantastic, come and see them hanging up in the…

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Posted by staff on 27 April 2017

Year 2 printing

  

   

Year 2 have been printing.  They created print blocks from their own drawings and then chose a colour to print with and the background.  They did a really good job rolling on the ink evenly and  printing the images clearly.

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Posted by staff on 16 March 2017

Year 5 Textile pieces

        

     

Here are some of the beautiful textile pieces created by Year 5.  The brief was to design a picture based on a scene from a fairytale, myth or traditional tale.  The children drew their designs and annotated them clearly before combining all sorts of textures for their…

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Posted by staff on 3 March 2017

Year 4 art-completed Through The Hedge pieces

  

  

These are some of the finished pieces, painted with care and attention to detail.  The work required the  children to refine their painting skills, choosing colours that worked together and  combining both oil pastels and paint.  We think they did a splendid…

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Posted by staff on 3 March 2017

Year 4 Art Through the Hedge

  

We started our project by looking at artists such as Georgia O'Keeffe and Alex Katz andtalked about  how theywork on close-up detail of flowers, leaves and plants. We then drew leaves and plants using different mediums such as pen, pencil and charcoal.

  

Next we laid our our drawings…

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Posted by staff on 1 February 2017

Drawing and printing with Year 2

    

In Year 2 we have beenusing different mediums such as pen, charcoal,chalk and graphite to create textures of fruit and vegetables and using our sketchbooks to collect information to help us develop  our print designs.

 

 

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Posted by staff on 25 January 2017