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Art & Design

Pupils are given a wide range of opportunities to develop skills in art, craft and design activities. They build on their understanding and appreciation of art in a variety of forms and styles, and from a variety of cultures. Children are encouraged to observe natural phenomena and to develop an awareness of shape, colour, texture and pattern, as well as an understanding of the properties of materials.

 

Art overview

 

Art

EYFS

To know how to use different tools.

 

To know how to mix colours.

 

To know how to name colours.

 

To know how to do basic stamping patterns.

 

To know how to print with a range of colours and techniques.

 

 

To know how to use an effective grip with a range of tools.

 

To know how to work alone and as part of a group.

 

To know how to use scissors effectively.

 

To know how to use glue in a variety of ways.

 

To know how to select resources according to shape, colour, texture.

 

To know how to use lines and patches of colour to represent images.

 

To know how to paint directly without drawing an outline.

 

To know how to choose colours for a purpose.

 

 

 

To know how to experiment and select appropriate equipment.

 

To know how to use one brush for varying colours.

 

 

To know how to use 3D materials to choose appropriate fixing methods.

 

To know how to experiment with 3D objects.

 

To know how to add height and width with 3D shapes.

 

To know appropriate language linked to sculpture.

 

To know how to spot printed patterns in the environment.

 

To know how to print using a dipped technique.

 

To know how to print with a range of colours and shapes to create images and patterns.

 

 

Art

Year 1

To know how to mark make.

 

To know what sketching is.

 

To know how to do an observational drawing.

 

To know how to recognise and mix primary and secondary colours.

 

To know how to work with different paint consistencies.

 

 

To know how to work with different brush sizes.

 

To know how to work with different sized brushes.

 

To know how to use random controlled tearing.

 

To know how to cut strips, shapes, snip and fringe.

 

To know how to create a simple collage.

 

 

Artist: Eric Carle

 

 

DRAWING/PAINTING/COLLAGE

 

 

 

 

To know the terms shape, form, and texture.

 

To know how to use appropriate fixing materials.

 

To know how to scrunch paper.

 

To know how a variety of materials can be used to create a sculpture.

 

 

Artist: Anthony Gormley

 

 

SCULPTURE

 

Printing/Patterns Focus

 

To know how to recognise and mix primary and secondary colours.

 

To know how to work with different paint consistencies.

 

 

To know how to print repeat motifs in one colour to create patterns.

 

To know the meanings of horizontal left to right orientation for printing.

 

To know how to use a range of tools to print.

 

To know how to clean equipment.

 

 

PRINTING

 

Art

YEAR 2

 

To know how to use observations for textile work.

 

To know how to do a group weaving.

 

To know how to thread beads.

 

To know how to cut fabric.

 

To know how to use different textile materials.

 

To know how to do simple dyeing.

 

To know how to do basic stitching.

 

 

DRAWING/TEXTILES

 

 

To know how to sketch.

 

To know how to explore shading.

 

To know how to use smudging.

 

To know how to talk to others about my work.

 

To know how to mix primary and secondary colours.

 

To know how to select appropriate brushes.

 

To know how to use a range of paints.

 

To know how to complete a simple colour circle.

 

 

Famous Artists.

Jackson Pollock, Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian.

PAINT/DRAWING

 

 

To know how to use monoprinting.

 

To know how to print in straight lines from left to right.

 

To know how to use two colours to print.

 

To know how to make a simple block for relief printing.

 

To know how to clean equipment.

 

To know how to use appropriate materials for a purpose.

 

To know how to match textures from the environment.

 

To know how to use fixing techniques.

 

 

PRINTING AND COLLAGE

 

Art

YEAR 3

To know how to use drawing for different purposes.

 

To know how to use a sketchbook to record observations.

 

To know how to use different marks can be made with different tools.

 

To know how to use outlines with reference to size and shape.

 

To know how to understand how artists work in different ways.

 

To know how to use tools effectively.

 

To know how to paint a colour wash.

 

To know how to use the colour wheel including hues and harmonising colours.

 

To know how to use to the term complementary colours.

 

I have worked on a picture over a period of time.

 

DRAWING /PAINTING

 

To know how to collect my ideas in a sketchbook.

 

To know how to use tools correctly.

 

To know how to construct simple assemblages.

 

 

SCULPTURE

 

To know how to use clay tools to create surface textures.

 

To know how to use decorative techniques.

 

To know how to make a shape out of one piece of clay.

 

 

CLAY

 

Art

YEAR 4

To know how to make detailed marks with attention to tone.

 

To know how to use a range of drawing techniques to record observations.

 

To know how do observational drawing from different view points.

 

To know how to understand different marks can be made if I vary the pressure.

 

To know how to draw from memory/imagination.

 

 

DRAWING/SCULPTURE

 

To know how to compare the work of two different artists

 

 

To know how to develop my techniques of overpainting and resist work.

 

To know how to work with tints and shades.

 

To know how to mix tertiary colours, (browns, neutrals, flesh)

 

 

 

Artists: Ofili, Derain & Matisse

 

 

 

DRAWING/PAINTING

 

To know how to use three colour printed patterns, including over printing for colour mixing.

 

To know how to use engraved patterns – polystyrene/press prints.

 

To know how to use a roller.

 

To know how to work cleanly and neatly.

 

To know how to explore materials to make relief blocks, e.g. string, found materials.

 

 

PRINTING

 

 

Art

YEAR 5

 

To know how to use sewing as a joining technique.

 

To know how to use batik.

 

To know how to use applique.

 

To know how to use textiles to create a piece of work.

 

 

TEXTILES

To know how to use simple perspectives.

 

To know how to discuss my work.

 

To know how to develop a composition.

 

To know how to paint from observation.

 

To know how to colour mix and can revise my understanding.

 

 

DRAWING/PAINTING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To know how to use decorative techniques.

 

To know how to combine clay techniques to create structures.

 

To know how to select the correct method for making a pot.

 

To know how to use simple carving to create sculptures.

 

 

CLAY

Art

YEAR 6

Unit 6c (Landscape Art)

To know how to use other sources to influence my drawing.

 

 

To know how to use a viewfinder for composition.

I know compositions can be made up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artists Studied

Henry Moore

 

SKETCHING

WAX RELIEF

 

 

 

 

South and Central American Art

(3D Focus)

Artists Studied Frida Kahlo

 

To know how to develop the concept of design to incorporate balance, contrast, emphasis, and pattern.

 

To know how to use techniques such as photomontage to create collages.

 

Artist Kurt Schwitters

 

 

 

COLLAGE

 

 

 

 

To know how to select appropriate resources for making formers to create a sculpture.

 

To know how to select appropriate resource for surface textures.

 

To know how to work in low relief.

 

 

 

SCULPTURE

 

Art and design progression of skills

 

 

EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

 Year 6

Exploring and developing ideas

(ONGOING)

  • Creating with Materials

 

  • Record and explore ideas from first hand observation, experience and imagination.
  • Ask and answer questions about the starting points for their work, and develop their ideas.
  • Explore the differences and similarities within the work of artists, craftspeople and designers in different times and cultures.
  • Record and explore ideas from first hand observation, experience and imagination.
  • Ask and answer questions about the starting points for their work and the processes they have used. Develop their ideas.
  • Explore the differences and similarities within the work of artists, craftspeople and designers in different times and cultures.
  • Select and record from first hand observation, experience and imagination, and explore ideas for different purposes.
  • Question and make thoughtful observations about starting points and select ideas to use in their work.
  • Explore the roles and purposes of artists, craftspeople and designers working in different times and cultures.
  • Select and record from first hand observation, experience and imagination, and explore ideas for different purposes.
  • Question and make thoughtful observations about starting points and select ideas to use in their work.
  • Explore the roles and purposes of artists, craftspeople and designers working in different times and cultures.
  • Select and record from first hand observation, experience and imagination, and explore ideas for different purposes.
  • Question and make thoughtful observations about starting points and select ideas and processes to use in their work.
  • Explore the roles and purposes of artists, craftspeople and designers working in different times and cultures.
  • Select and record from first hand observation, experience and imagination, and explore ideas for different purposes.
  • Question and make thoughtful observations about starting points and select ideas and processes to use in their work.
  • Explore the roles and purposes of artists, craftspeople and designers working in different times and cultures.

Evaluating and developing work

(ONGOING)

  • Share their creations, explaining the process they have used
  • Review what they and others have done and say what they think and feel about it. E.g. Annotate sketchbook
  • Identify what they might change in their current work or develop in their future work.
  • Review what they and others have done and say what they think and feel about it. E.g. Annotate sketchbook
  • Identify what they might change in their current work or develop in their future work.
  • Annotate work in sketchbook.
  • Compare ideas, methods and approaches in their own and

others’ work and say what they think and feel about them.

  • Adapt their work according to their views and describe how they might develop it further.
  • Annotate work in sketchbook.
  • Compare ideas, methods and approaches in their own and

others’ work and say what they think and feel about them.

  • Adapt their work according to their views and describe how they might develop it further.

 

  • Compare ideas, methods and approaches in their own and others’ work and say what they think and feel about them.
  • Adapt their work according to their views and describe how they might develop it further.
  • Compare ideas, methods and approaches in their own and

others’ work and say what they think and feel about them.

  • Adapt their work according to their views and describe how they might develop it further.

Drawing

  • Draw and paint using a range of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function

 

  • Use a variety of tools, inc. pencils, rubbers, crayons, pastels, felt tips, chalk and other dry media.
  • Use a sketchbook to gather and collect artwork.
  • Begin to explore the use of line, shape and colour
  • Understand the basic use of a sketchbook and work out ideas for drawings.
  • Draw for a sustained period of time from the figure and real objects, including single and grouped objects.
  • Experiment with the visual elements; line, shape, pattern and colour.
  • Experiment with different grades of pencils when sketching and begin to understand the effects they have.
  • Experiment with different grades of pencil and other implements.
  • Plan, refine and alter their drawings as necessary.
  • Use their sketchbook to collect and record visual information from different sources.
  • Draw for a sustained period of time at their own level.
  • Use different media to achieve variations in line, texture, tone, colour, shape and pattern.
  • Make informed choices in drawing inc. paper and media.
  • Alter and refine drawings and describe changes using art vocabulary.
  • Collect images and information independently in a sketchbook.
  • Use research to inspire drawings from memory and imagination.
  • Explore relationships between line and tone, pattern and shape, line and texture.
  • Use a variety of source material for their work.
  • Work in a sustained and independent way from observation, experience and imagination.
  • Use a sketchbook to develop ideas.

 

 

  • Demonstrate a wide variety of ways to make different marks with dry and wet media.
  • Identify artists who have worked in a similar way to their own work.
  • Develop ideas using different or mixed media, using a sketchbook.
  • Manipulate and experiment with the elements of art line, tone, pattern , texture, form, space, colour and shape.

 

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