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CHRISTMAS FUN ACTIVITIES 2017

CHRISTMAS FUN ACTIVITIES 2017

A big bundle of fun for Christmas. A massive 40 question quiz, a visual quiz, Cracker making activity, colouring activities, festive images that can be copied into any document, a step by step guide to drawing Santa and lots of grid drawing activities. This is our 60% saving Christmas present to you and your students. We wish you a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year!
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Nature. Art Resources.

Nature. Art Resources.

A vast library of original nature photos (595 in total) plus nature related art lesson plans and schemes of study and student guide to developing effective artwork based on nature. Also includes nature related grid drawing activities which are ideal as a starter or as a cover lesson. Suitable for KS2,3 and 4. Massive saving.
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Roy Lichtenstein Art History Packet

Roy Lichtenstein Art History Packet

This art history packet introduces students to the artist Roy Lichtenstein. These worksheets introduce students to the artist through web links and videos, has them color artwork to familiarize students with work inspired by the artist, then has them complete activities based on the artist featured. The lesson takes students through an understanding of the artist, pop art and then has students color artwork inspired by the artist, using four of the most common characteristics of his work: Benday Dots, Horizontal Lines, Primary Colors and black outlines. Students apply this knowledge afterwards to create their own art, first as an abstract piece then using their favorite comic strip frame. Included: About the artist information sheet with examples 12 Page PDF Slideshow about the artist with examples of work 6 Interactive Coloring Sheets Lichtenstein inspired art in black outline form 3 extension activities, an abstract version of his work, child creates own abstract art and then uses their favorite comic strip frame and re-creates it in his style. Instruction Sheet More resources sheet with links to movies and PDF handout on artist with activities I appreciate any feedback on my resources and am always looking for ways to make them more useful! Classroom Art Lessons, Substitute Art Lessons, Art for Early Finishers, Interactive Coloring Sheets, Homeschool Art Lessons, Art History based lessons, Art Movements, Art History lessons, Pop Art, Roy Lichtenstein, No Prep Art History Lessons. ©2017 A Space to Create Not intended for resale or sharing online without permission.
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Colour  Art and Science. A STEAM resource

Colour Art and Science. A STEAM resource

This resource provides information on colour. The fact sheets cover colour from both a science and art point of view. A useful hand out for art and science students, providing background information.
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IMAGINE! Christmas Writing and Design Prompts.

IMAGINE! Christmas Writing and Design Prompts.

A versatile and engaging cross-curriculum Christmas resource to spark students imaginations! This resource comprises eight suggestions for a variety of imaginative and persuasive writing projects, each task offering an opportunity to incorporate an art and design element. Students will be able to work independently or collaboratively on the tasks. The prompts provide creative inspiration for every writer. Suggested texts include narrative, play or film scripts, news report, advertising (print and screen), comic strip, poetry, parody, menu, invitations and social media mock-ups. Choose a class task that supports your current literacy focus, (or series of task) or allow students to choose their own.
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ART GALLERY VISIT. A Practical Guide for Students.

ART GALLERY VISIT. A Practical Guide for Students.

Are you taking students to an art gallery? If so, this resource might help. It explains to students how to behave in a gallery setting and how to really get the best from the experience. A series of tasks ensure that students fully engage with the artwork and collect valuable information through note taking, photography and sketching that can then be expanded upon once back in the classroom. Ideal for Key Stage 3 and GCSE Art students. The resource is print friendly and can be given to students as a work book to use in the gallery. 17 pages.
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Mise en Scene - Visual Codes and Conventions

Mise en Scene - Visual Codes and Conventions

A lesson for introducing students to the visual codes of mise-en-scene. Pack includes clear objectives, a interactive presentation, a gapped handout for active learning and application of knowledge moving from comprehension through to application and analysis. Also included are four link to TedEd lessons I have created allowing students to explore different examples. This can be used for a follow on class or set as homework for discussion in a follow-up session.
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St. George and the Dragon: Black card stained glass paper cut out project with tissue paper

St. George and the Dragon: Black card stained glass paper cut out project with tissue paper

There are two powerpoints - one focuses on the St. George images and the other on Marc Chagall. In the project students use their imagination and to draw dragons and St. George scene and to tell a story about this. Students look at the Stained Glass artist Marc Chagall and then make up their St. George story on paper to transfer to black paper. Students will need to use a stanley knife and safety working with blades is imperative for this project. Students need to have very simple designs and stylise their drawings into basic shapes. WEEKLY Plan Two lessons weekly 7 weeks to 1/2To look at examples of St George and the Dragon and to draw out one’s own St. George and Dragon picture. 1/2. To look at examples of Stained Glass windows and look at the artist Marc Chagall. 3/4 To simplify the designs of St. George and the Dragon into thick lines and shapes to transfer onto black paper with chalk. 5 /6 To trace designs onto black paper shapes and begin to cut the negative shapes around the lines. To simplify these lines one can take the students to a computer room and do a basic symmetry pattern and lay this over their drawing and students begin to simplify the shapes into geometric forms. 7 / 8.- To make up a sheet of tissue paper on plastic paper to put behind the black paper cut out. Tear or cut the tissue paper into shapes at random and just lay this down on plastic with PVA glue. When this is dry the tissue paper will peel off the plastic. 11 / 12 – To continue to draw into black paper and put together. 13 – Evaluation of project To design a picture of St. George and the dragon’ on paper using resources in the first powerpoint. To refine the details of the designs into simple outlines-Teachers could photocopy and enlarge details to help students. To look at the Stained Glass artist Marc Chagall (second powerpoint) and to think how they could use his style in their work To transfer designs to black paper and to cut the negative shapes around the lines using the stanley knife. To make a sheet of coloured paper on a plastic sheet using PVA glue and tissue paper.
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FAbric Xmas Collage ideas using 12 Days of Xmas and Aminah Robinson

FAbric Xmas Collage ideas using 12 Days of Xmas and Aminah Robinson

Attached are three powerpoints for developing a KS3 Collage in Fabric on the 12 Days of Xmas and the artist Aminah Robinson. Students use the 'resources' powerpoint to draw ideas to make up their own design for the 12 days of Xmas. Class divided and each child gets a different day to design. I used Black velvet fabric as my backing fabric and each time the student did their drawing I traced this onto different coloured fabric shapes and students then cut this out and pritt sticked this onto the black velvet fabric. There are three powerpoint lessons attached - first is the resources for designing day of the song. Second is the Artist interpretation and learning about different fabric artists. Thirdly, students then cut their designs out in fabric - I used transfer receipt like paper so students could trace onto the fabric and then cut out. Finally students then embellish their fabric with different stitches and I have a powerpoint with video links on how to do the different stitches: running stitch, blanket stitch, satin stitch, chain stitch and daisy stitch..
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Evaluation drawing Ks3: Yr 7 rope drawing, Yr 8 fabric pattern and peg/brush and Yr portrait drawing

Evaluation drawing Ks3: Yr 7 rope drawing, Yr 8 fabric pattern and peg/brush and Yr portrait drawing

This is a standardisation test for KS 3 in Art testing the drawing skills and in each year there is a different subject. Year 7: Rope drawing - looking at the ability to create volume with tone and then to add in the pattern lines of the rope texture. Some students are able to capture good line patterns showing good design skills and line qualities. More able students are able to capture the volume. Year 8: Peg/large paintbrush and Fabric drawing - This is an exercise in capturing the volume, pattern and shading and accurate perspective drawing of the peg. Some students are able to show this more accurately and can show good tonal variations and the illusion of the 3D form in the peg and the brush. The lovely use of colour in the fabric supports students with strong design skills and pattern Year 9: Self identity drawing a portrait in a spoon or a bauble supports a theme on Self identity in year 9 and students can re-fine their skills in drawing themselves carefully in a bauble. Looking at volume and accurate tonal shading to draw a sphere with the distorted self portrait. Students enjoy capturing themselves having learnt about portrait drawing they can begin to excel in trying to create an illusion of themselves.
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Cubism 3D construction from Celebrity Collage and learning about Analytical Cubism

Cubism 3D construction from Celebrity Collage and learning about Analytical Cubism

This is a series of powerpoints 5 lessons for students to learn to paint a Cubist painting using a celebrity picture and complementary colours. Students to gain an understanding of Analytical Cubism and how to fragment a picture into geometric shapes and then learn to paint it in complementary colours. Students then further develop this into a 3D sculpture and make a construction mobile cutting a copy of the painting into shapes. WEEKLY PLAN 1 – To look at the elements of Art and begin to do basic line exercises and learn about Cubism 2 - To learn about Colour theory and do do a colour-wheel painting and give a definition for colour. 3.- To learn to mix colours and to do a basic colour wheel. 4 – To make a collage of a famous celebrity artist and to complete presentation on Cubism in books. 5 – To make a tracing of collage of Celebrity onto paper and complete Cubism presentation in books. 6 /7 – To divide class into Complementary colours and to learn to mix paints and to begin to paint detail. 8 – To paste painting onto Cardboard Ceareal box and to paint the back of the box 9 To construct with glue gun and to cut into shapes to form a hanging mobile. 10 – Evaluation of project
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Pattern Christmas Trees  - Christmas Art Activity - Britto Christmas Trees

Pattern Christmas Trees - Christmas Art Activity - Britto Christmas Trees

This PDF presentation takes students through an understanding of Pattern, Variety and Rhythm. A basic introduction to the artist Romero Britto and what Pop Art is. It includes a step by step worksheet of how to draw a Christmas tree in the style of artist Romero Britto. Students draw their own tree, break up the background and add patterns. Included: PDF Presentation/Packet 12 Doodle/Pattern Idea starters on 3 worksheets One simpler pattern sheet for younger students Blank worksheet for students to practice patterns How to Draw a Christmas Tree Worksheet Rubric Intended for students grade K-5. Christmas Classroom Art Activities, Homeschool Art Lessons, Art History based lessons, Romero Britto Art Lesson, Pattern Art lesson, Doodle Art Lesson, Easy Elementary Art Lesson. ©2015 A Space to Create Not intended for resale or sharing online without permission.
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