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A day Goldsworthy Year 1 & Land Art. The class teachers did great job with this & the children loved it!

A day Goldsworthy Year 1 & Land Art. The class teachers did great job with this & the children loved it!

I always say to the children how incredible it is that each pupil starts off with same design brief/set of instructions and yet just how different and interesting each piece of artwork becomes. Wonderful.

I always say to the children how incredible it is that each pupil starts off with same design brief/set of instructions and yet just how different and interesting each piece of artwork becomes.

Art club started with ruler and pencil and built up their images step by step. Beauty of this is you could probably facilitate this lesson in to KS2 also.

Art club started with ruler and pencil and built up their images step by step. Beauty of this is you could probably facilitate this lesson in to also.

KS1 Year 1 Flour past batik. The children have painted their patterns.

Year 1 Flour past batik.

Art Club Year 2 Mondrian paintings on canvas. Watching the children focus and work so hard was something else. Fantastic!

Art Club Year 2 Mondrian paintings on canvas. Watching the children focus and work so hard was something else.

This pupil designed and made Mrs Twit complete with glass eye in her hand. Just goes to show if you give children autonomy with art materials, these are the kinds of excellent creative decisions you will see.

This pupil designed and made Mrs Twit complete with glass eye in her hand. Just goes to show if you give children autonomy with art materials, these are the kinds of excellent creative decisions you will see.

Year 1 Into the woods topic. The children had several sessions, where I showed them examples of sculpture & land art that use natural materials, as well as public sculptural installations.   The children went outside and used pipe cleaners to mould shapes which they hung on trees, as well as sketching and doing observational drawing.   The children worked collaboratively per class to create their beautiful sunflowers. I had to mould the wire due to it being a little on the sharp side for…

Year 1 Into the woods topic. The children had several sessions, where I showed them examples of sculpture & land art that use natural materials, as well as public sculptural installations. The children went outside and used pipe cleaners to mould shapes which they hung on trees, as well as sketching and doing observational drawing. The children worked collaboratively per class to create their beautiful sunflowers. I had to mould the wire due to it being a little on the sharp side for…

Art Club made their own response to Chris Ofili's work on canvas.

Art Club made their own response to Chris Ofili's work on canvas.

Clay & colour theory KS1

Clay & colour theory KS1

Mondrian canvas'

Mondrian canvas'

Working collaboratively on art pieces for KS1 seems to work really well as creates a buzzy 'making' atmosphere. There is a sense of joy and surprise when the children see a form become three dimensional. Wish I had taken photos of the flowers as they were made!

Working collaboratively on art pieces for KS1 seems to work really well as creates a buzzy 'making' atmosphere. There is a sense of joy and surprise when the children see a form become three dimensional. Wish I had taken photos of the flowers as they were made!

Aliens in Underpants display

Aliens in Underpants display

Andy Warhol/Pop Art/Food topic

Masterchef topic-Warhol inspired ( with a bit of Roald Dahl thrown in for good measure ) soup tins.

Art Club KS1 looked at the artist Van Gogh painting 'Wheatfield with crows' painting. A great lesson to introduce warm/cool colours, working to a horizon line and mood and atmosphere.

Art Club looked at the artist Van Gogh painting 'Wheatfield with crows' painting. A great lesson to introduce warm/cool colours, working to a horizon line and mood and atmosphere.

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