This is a great starting point, I would never be harsh at all but would make the suggestion that you don't squidge paintings out of their natural composition as it changes the original massively, keep them the right proportion. Thanks for sharing, it takes two seconds to tweak x
I used this with a Year 2 class. Van Gogh is an artist that all the children enjoyed talking about. They created landscapes with paint, pastels,collage. Some colour mixing with thick paints, light and dark shades.
<p>Interactive powerpoint with similar activities to those found on the DS and Wii games. The kids in my class loved in and it kept them amused for ages. We used it as a whole class and in small groups.</p>
Powerpoint showing several photos of Roman shields that I made leading into an activity where children design their own Roman shield based on certain criteria.<br />
The children went on to design their own Roman Shields and then made then with cardboard and painted them.<br />
Perfect for giving them ideas!
A Powerpoint to support the sketching of 'winter trees'<br />
I made this for a year 3 class to show them examples of Winter trees with no leaves for discussion before going outside and sketching real life trees. I have included some images too. <br />
These appealing lizards are ideal to teach mark making. 4 different resources give you lots of options.<br />
Lizards Mark Marking<br />
This PDF show you students lovely lizards and has lots of boxes to copy the marks into. Try letting your students experiment with a range of media. (pencil, fine-liner, stick and ink, charcoal etc)<br />
Lizards Mark Making Keywords<br />
This also provides you students with boxes to add keywords to describe their mark making, therefore incorporating literacy.<br />
Lizards Mark Making Keywords with Examples<br />
This is to show your students what words you came up with!<br />
This is a useful PDF which could be used if you wanted your students to draw boxes for mark making directly into their sketchbook.