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I am a secondary art and design teacher, currently working in the UK. I love making resources that are clear, informative and well designed and useful in supporting a wide range of students with creating fantastic artwork.

I am a secondary art and design teacher, currently working in the UK. I love making resources that are clear, informative and well designed and useful in supporting a wide range of students with creating fantastic artwork.
Colour Wheel with Meanings
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Colour Wheel with Meanings

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This is a single page resource created after I made a large scale version as a display in my classroom. It is a clear way to help students understand the meanings attributed and associated with different colours. This can be used for a variety of purposes, but I get students to collage the blank colour wheel in the centre. This could also be laminated and erasable white board markers used to write on to the blank areas of the colour wheel.
Art Vocabulary Handout
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Art Vocabulary Handout

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This resource provides key vocabulary to describe the qualities of each of the formal elements of art, including tone, colour, line, texture, shape, form, pattern, composition and mood. This can be used to assist students with their analysis of artwork. Almost 300 words in total with British spellings.
Artist Analysis: Michael Craig-Martin
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Artist Analysis: Michael Craig-Martin

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This resource supports KS3 students in their investigations in to the work of artist, Michael Craig-Martin. Included are a brief PowerPoint, which has a drawing activity, and a detailed worksheet with discussion points and questions, of varying difficulty. The worksheet is designed to be printed A3, folded in half and laminated as A4 so that it is double sided. A QR code links to a YouTube video of an interview with the artist.
Artist Analysis: How do Artists get their Ideas? (Matisse, Picasso, Gabo, African Masks)
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Artist Analysis: How do Artists get their Ideas? (Matisse, Picasso, Gabo, African Masks)

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This resource explores how the artists Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and Naum Gabo were inspired by the masks and sculptures of Western Africa. The youtube video included (link below) was not created by me, but supports this PowerPoint and the discussion points it contains. Students are encouraged to comment on visual similarities and differences and make reasoned judgements as to how each artist was inspired. The worksheet provided encourages note taking, which can then be used to produce a page of visual research in to the topic. This resource can also be used as a contextual task which is part of a larger Cubism scheme of work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9RrO0dtu5M
Introduction to Colour Theory with Painting Activities
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Introduction to Colour Theory with Painting Activities

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This short unit of work introduces students to colour theory and key vocabulary. It should be used over a series of 2-3 lessons and includes 2 seperate worksheets for students to work on, alongside the PowerPoint. Originally designed as a painting resource, this could be adapted for use with a range of materials. This would work well as an introduction to a bigger scheme of work on the topic of colour.
Initial Ideas Mind Map
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Initial Ideas Mind Map

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This resources helps support students in exploring their initial ideas about a project or theme as they begin an art project. This would work well for GCSE and A-Level students at the start of a unit of work, in particular an exam unit.
Toby Ziegler - Patterned Landscape Activity
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Toby Ziegler - Patterned Landscape Activity

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Templates are provided to help students create their own patterned landscapes by drawing patterns in to the shapes provided. There are two slight variations of this task, with the stretch and challenge activity encouraging students to add more complex zentangle type patterns to their landscapes and draw their own compositions. This resource works well as a a task within a landscape topic in art or as a cover activity.
Positive/Negative Collaged Mask Activity
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Positive/Negative Collaged Mask Activity

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This activity explores the principles of positive and negative space using the technique of collage to create a simple mask deign, inspired by the shapes of artefacts found in some African cultures. Included is a step-by-step guide as to how to construct an image and a worksheet of simple black and white drawn examples to help give students ideas.
Peter Blake Inspired Pop Art Treasure Hunt
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Peter Blake Inspired Pop Art Treasure Hunt

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This activity introduces students to the ideas and themes of Pop Art, its origins in Britain and the artist Peter Blake. His well known pieces involving grids and pop culture icons and symbols are used as the inspiration for a Pop Art treasure hunt. This activity can be completed digitally in PowerPoint or Photoshop, or as a physically constructed collage.
Introduction to Landscape Painting with Activities
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Introduction to Landscape Painting with Activities

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This PowerPoint presentation introduces students to a the topic of landscape painting. A variety of landscapes are discussed and range of questions and definitions used illustrated to support this. The names of artists are given as examples of each type of landscpae, to give students ideas and starting points. Two ideas for activities are included; a timeline of landscape painting and instructions of how to put together a mood board / title page to help students explore initial ideas. This would work well as the introduction to a larger landscape project.
Mandala Pattern Drawing Activity
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Mandala Pattern Drawing Activity

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This is a double sided resource, made of two separate worksheets and designed to be printed A3 and laminated together. On the first side there is a brief explanation of Mandala patterns, their history, symbolism and meaning. There are also a step-by-step instructions, explaining how to begin drawing a Mandala pattern. The second sheet includes a variety of Mandala patterns to give students ideas and inspiration. Included also is a polar paper template to be used as a guide for drawing out a Mandala pattern.
Cultural Mask Drawing Activity
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Cultural Mask Drawing Activity

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This resources provides photographs of masks from a variety of different locations and cultures for students to draw from. This activity is designed to fit in to an existing scheme of work, perhaps on cultural objects and artefacts. Ideal as a cover task.
Native American Totem Poles with Drawing Activity
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Native American Totem Poles with Drawing Activity

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This is a double sided resource, made of two separate worksheets and designed to be printed A3 and laminated together. On the first there is a brief explanation of Native American Totem Poles, their purpose and symbolism and an activity designed to encourage students to consider the symbolism of animals and their own identity. The second sheet includes a variety of animals drawn, primarily in the Haida style, which is characteristically Native American in its appearance. There are suggestions for how more capable students might extend their work and shown more skill.
Pop Art Clock Activity
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Pop Art Clock Activity

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An activity that asks students to consider the products and services they use everyday and record in a creative way. This is a good resources to illustrate the idea of mass-production and consumerism within Pop Art whilst making it all about the individual student and their daily experience. An A3 sheet of example logos is included to help support the activity.