We were very respectful during the silence at 11am. We then learnt about the importance of Remembrance Day before making our beautiful poppies this afternoon.
We are illustrators!
This week, we have been learning about the illustrator of our class story Quentin Blake. We learnt that he starts with the facial expressions of his characters as getting this right is the most difficult part to do. In our sketch books, we tried drawing different faces to show different…
Maya Death Masks
As part of our topic 'Ancient Maya,' Year 3/4 have enjoyed designing, making and painting their own Ancient Maya death masks.
Y5/6 Clay Pictograms
As part of our topic on Olympics, we have created pictogram tiles, in the style of those used at the Athens games in 2004, using clay. The children also used ancient Greek pottery as inspiration.
Ancient Egyptian Death Masks!
As part of our Ancient Egypt topic, we were set with the task to design and make our own Egyptian death mask.
We used a range of techniques and tools to create our masks and then, when they were dry, we painted them!
Well done Year 3, they are fantastic!
We have been looking at flowers and started by observational drawing. We thought about the flowers that we would want to sew. We selected the material that what we wanted for the petals, drew and cut out the petals and then embarked on the sewing. It was difficult for some but we all…
Y56 Olympic Art
This week, whilst some children have been away at Castleton, the children at school have been learning about the symbolism of the Olympic Rings and the Olympic Flame.
Using the symbolism and imagery of the Rings and Flame as a starting point they have explored colour, shape and pattern to…
Year 5/6 McCoo artwork
In art this week, Year 5 and 6 have been replicating the artwork of Steven Brown’s famous McCoo paintings. We started by sketching a highland cow following a step by step guide. Once we were confident with our sketches, we then redrew them onto dark card with a pencil. We then added brightly…
This term, we will creating our own water colour paintings of river landscapes. Today, we practised mixing colours.
We have been learning about different kinds of puppets and looked at some from a long time ago. We then had to design our own finger puppet. We could choose any character either from the traditional stories we have been reading or any other characters we know. We had to think carefully about what…
We have loved our art this half term! We have looked at the work of Orla Kiely, William Morris and Lindsay Phillips. We designed our own leaf prints and then made them using cardboard and string. Today we have created a print strip and we are very proud of our finished art work. Well done Year 3!
Y5/6 Press print compass designs
We have mastered the art of using compasses to draw circles. We then created patterns inspired by traditional navigational compass designs and mandala patterns. The next tricky stage was to transfer our designs to polystyrene press print. Once our design was ready we selected our colours and…