Van Gogh Artist research and response - observational flower study with oil pastel.

This lesson introduces the work of Vincent Van Gogh and could be used as artist research for the project: Natural Forms. Students begin by analysing artist images, before watching a clip from youtube to provide them with more information on the artist. Students then produce their own observational drawing using oil pastels on black paper and adopting the style and techniques of Van Gogh. Ideally students could draw from plants or flowers in the classroom.
The lesson consists of: a starter; objectives; step by step instruction sheets with differentiated learning outcomes, peer assessment and a plenary, as well as annotation sentence starters and key words. This lesson could easily be stretched across two or three lessons in order for students to create a research page on the artist and could be developed further with more in depth research for homework.

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Created: Mar 6, 2019

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