A project which examines the work of Frank Stella and then produces a mixed media collage/sculpture which is based on research and drawings of tropical birds. The project is particularly suited to able students and can be done in year 9 or as a GCSE unit of work. GCSE Assessment Objectives 1,2,3 & 4 are all covered. Included in the seven downloads are a Power Point Presentation, Scheme of Work, 2 resource handouts to get the students started and 3 adaptable lesson plans.
This is a single or double period lesson for KS2 and KS3 students which teaches pencil technique and the use of Atmospheric Perspective in Art. The downloads include a Power Point presentation which examines Atmospheric Perspective and then outlines how to complete the drawing in stages, it also includes a detailed lesson plan and a worksheet with success criteria for the plenary.
A lesson which teaches pupils about the difference between shades and tints of a colour. The pupils go on the make an abstract, geometric painting which shows their understanding and develops their skills.
A KS 3 project which looks at the work of Jim Dine, explores mark making and texture and then uses the gained knowledge and techniques to produce a contact print of a pair of scissors in the style if Jim Dine.
Some of the learning objectives include where different types of marks should be added to an image.
and adding oil pastel & charcoal marks to a tool drawing to recreate Jim Dine’s work. Create an oil pastel mono-print of scissors in Jim Dine’s style. Then build up the softer marks by using charcoal.
Included are a Power Point Presentation, 2 editable lesson plans and a handout.
This resource can be used for KS3 students. In art, especially painting, aerial perspective refers to the technique of creating an illusion of depth by depicting distant objects as paler, less detailed, and usually bluer than near objects.
When painting or drawing a landscape, it is important to pay attention to the change in value and colour of the composition as the eye moves from the foreground to the back of the scene. The difference in value is very important to create the impression of depth. Students will have studied perspective in KS2. Future learning will use the concept and painting skill taught in more advanced landscape painting projects. Skills; drawing accurately, mixing paints, applying paint with a variety of brushes to achieve different effects. Being Creative-using the imagination to create landscapes and places. Thinking, Decision-Making, making choices about the composition of the work and the colours and tones to be used.
Thinking, Problem-Solving, working out how to use the available resources to achieve the desired outcome.
Resources include a lesson plan and a Power Point Presentation which takes the class through the project, stage by stage.
A series of three editable lesson plans and a power point presentation. Pupils analyse the work of Hundertwasser and then design and produce a set of prints in response. Suitable for KS3 and more able KS2 pupils
A KS3 Art project about Aerial perspective. Including a Power Point Presentation, class handout and three flexible lesson plans. Students are made aware of how aerial perspective is used in art and then produce a drawing and a painting.
KS2 and KS3 printmaking project .
An introductory print making project using poly sheet to produce a print of a cityscape reflected in water at sunset.
This project introduces students to printmaking, at the end of the lesson they will be able to produce an image and/or versions of an image multiple times by using a simple print making technique.
Includes a lesson plan, a Power Point Presentation detailing every stage and resource images.
A ceramics project in which students study the African American tradition of Face Jugs, focusing on the potter Jim McDowell and then design and make their own ceramic face jug. Some prior learning in the hand-building of ceramic forms is needed.
The downloads include 3 editable lesson plans supported by two Power Point Presentations with links to three Youtube videos and also seven pictures to use as starters.
A Power Point presentation and lesson plan about Piet Mondrian focusing on Broadway Boogie Woogie & and then tracing the development of his iconic style. The practical activity that follows involves students making a collage in Mondrian’s style
A quiz, presented in a power point presentation. 15 of the worlds most famous paintings, students answer questions on the name of the painting and the artist. Artists include Picasso, Matisse, Vermeer,
Constable etc.. Great as a starter.