Craft- Weaving

During this half-term, Year 1 have been learning the craft of weaving. We have learnt: wrapping, warp and weft, tying knots and plaiting. The children then added all their crafts to their individual loom boxes.

Glue Batik

During our Art lesson this week, we used our mood boards as inspiration to create new patterns using our rain forest sketching. We created the lines, shaded over them to transfer onto card and then used glue to create a batik effect.  Next week we will use paint to complete Read more…

Rainforest Art

Over the past couple of weeks, we have been focusing on art created from the inspiration of the Rainforest. first we created mood boards based on rainforest images. We have then use view finders to zoom in on features of different rainforest animals and creatures.

Arty architecture

This half term Year 5 will be studying architecture. This week our focus was was observational drawing. We used our observational skills to sketch basic house shapes. We had to look closely at the details and we learnt how to use our pencils to help as a guide for size Read more…

Art- Map it out

We have started our new Art topic this half term- Map it out. For our first lesson we have been looking at different types of maps. We had to sort the maps into two different sections to match the titles for example: old and new, real and imaginary, maps and Read more…

Installation art

This half term we’re learning about installation art. During todays lesson we investigated the explosive artwork of Cai Guo-Qiang. We looked at the techniques used to create the explosive effects he used and created our own scaled down version of an art installation. We used mixed media such as paint, Read more…