Art


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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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