Paul Klee Castles

Continuing our theme of artworks based on Houses and Homes, 3/4J are going to complete an artwork of a castle in the style of Paul Klee (Pronounced clay).   WALT I can create a castle in the style of Paul Klee I can use watercolour paints in warm and cool colours WILF I can draw…

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Haunted Houses on Black Paper!

Hey 3/4J, Check out these haunted house artworks! Stu Shepherd is an American aviation artist whose work has been featured on the boxes of aeroplane model kits. Haunted Houses are a great setting for suspenseful stories. But they can be tricky to draw!   Here’s an easy artwork we can do! Thanks to the teachers…

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Take the Train to Harlem

Our new novel this term “The Vanderbeekers of 141st St” is set in Harlem, New York City in a Brownstone building. We are studying different types of homes and houses, like the Brownstones of NYC.   For art in Term 3, 2019, we are creating artworks of buildings and houses! Our first artwork is inspired…

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The Great Wave Watercolour

Continuing our theme of art of Japan and looking at the Great Wave by Hokusai, our next artwork will be a watercolour.   This drawing is broken up into three sections: Foreground (first two waves) Middle Ground (main wave) Background (horizon line and Mt. Fuji) The biggest wave should extend almost to the top of…

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Thirty-Six Views of Mt Fuji

This majestic Mountain is Mt Fuji. Where in the world is it located?   It’s in Japan! And its not far from the capital city, Tokyo.   A very famous Japanese artist called Katsushika Hokusai, like Mt Fuji so much he painted it 36 times! This series of artworks is called  (The-Art-Curator-for-Kids-Art-Spotlight-Hokusais-Thirty-Six-Views-of-Mount-Fuji-1qye1mg) and each artwork also…

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Oil Pastel Rockets

It’s time for another fantastic Space art work. This time, 3/4J are going to create a simple rocket drawing and use oil pastels to colour it. Add a black background, some stars and voila! We have a outer space artwork as good as James Hill, science fiction artist.   WALT CREATE A ROCKET LANDSCAPE   WILF…

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Hot and Cold Sun and Moon Artwork

This term 3/4J are learning about the Earth, Moon and Sun in our Solar System. So we are going to do some Outer Space themed artworks too! Our first artwork is of a hot and cold sun and moon. But what does that mean? Read on to find out! Firstly, does anyone know what this…

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The Flying Dutchman Artwork

We have really enjoyed learning about the legend of The Flying Dutchman ghost ship. 3/4J are going to create a whimsical artwork of this well known boat!   WALT create a whimsical artwork using collage/ drawing WILF: Correctly drawn and cut clouds that are not too small WILF: Soft blending of chalk pastels WILF: Neat…

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Pirate Ships!

Our first artwork of a ship this term, coinciding with our ghost ships unit is a pirate ship! We will be creating a tall ship, with masts, sails and a hull. Maybe we will see some brigantines? Let’s see what’s involved! And let’s look at some pirate ship art for inspiration.

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Dinosaur Art

This term 3/4J will be creating artworks to do with Dinosaurs! I know, I know, everyone’s favourite topic. Dinosaur art, or Paleo-art as it is known, is really hard. Why do you think it is hard for artists? Why is it harder than artworks of wild animals or pets? There are many paeleo-artists around the…

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Picasso Faces

Last Term with Mrs Smith we created a collage face in the style of Pablo Picasso.   The bright paper really makes these stand out!   Leave us a comment and let us know what you think.          

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Chalk Pastel Owls

This term we are learning a to use a new medium in art – Chalk Pastels. Medium means the materials you use to create your artwork. Miss B loves using chalk pastels – check out her work!                 Our first work will be of an owl. Click here to see…

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Van Gogh Artworks

3J spent their art lessons in Term 1 learning about Van Gogh and trying to recreate some of his most famous paintings. The first artwork we did was of a 3D pop up Van Gogh chair. Check out our gallery of work here!

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Van Gogh’s Chair

Here is a painting that Vincent Van Gogh did of his chair in 1888.  Vincent named this painting “Vincent’s Chair with his Pipe”. He painted it while he was living in Arles, in France.   He was living with another artist called Paul Gauguin. He also painted his friend’s chair! We are going to make a…

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Introducing Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh was a famous artist who was born in The Netherlands. He is one of Miss B’s favourite artists. He lived a very long time ago. Click here to read more about him.   Can you see some Van Gogh artworks around the classroom?         This term we are creating…

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