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Langar Church of England Primary School

Art

Breadth of Study

Skills

Generic skills

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. 

 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.

Drawing 

 

Experiment with ways in which surface detail can be added to drawings. 

Use sketchbooks to collect and record visual information from different sources.  Draw for a sustained period of time at an appropriate level.   

Make marks and lines with a wide range of drawing implements e.g. charcoal, pencil, crayon, chalk pastels, pens etc.  Experiment with different grades of pencil and other implements to create lines and marks.    

Experiment with different grades of pencil and other implements to draw different forms and shapes.  Begin to show an awareness of objects having a third dimension.   

Experiment with different grades of pencil and other implements to achieve variations in tone.  Apply tone in a drawing in a simple way. 

Create textures with a wide range of drawing implements.  Apply a simple use of pattern and texture in a drawing.  

Painting

Experiment with different effects and textures inc. blocking in colour, washes, thickened paint creating textural effects 

Work on a range of scales e.g. thin brush on small picture etc. 

Create different effects and textures with paint according to what they need for the task. 

Mix colours and know which primary colours make secondary colours 

Use more specific colour language  

Mix and use tints and shades 

Printing

Create printing blocks using a relief or impressed method

Create repeating patterns

Print with two colour overlays 

Textiles

Use a variety of techniques, e.g. printing, dyeing, weaving and stitching to create different textural effects 

Match the tool to the material 

Develop skills in stitching, cutting and joining 

Experiment with paste resist.

3D and Sculpture

Plan, design and make models from observation or imagination 

Join clay adequately and construct a simple base for extending and modelling other shapes 

Create surface patterns and textures in a malleable material 

Use papier mache to create a simple 3D object

Collage

Experiment with a range of collage techniques such as tearing, overlapping and layering to create images and represent textures 

Use collage as a means of collecting ideas and information and building a visual vocabulary 

Digital Media

Record and collect visual information using digital cameras and video recorders  Present recorded visual images using software e.g. Photostory, PowerPoint 

Use a graphics package to create images and effects with; lines by controlling the brush tool with increased precision , changing the type of brush to an appropriate style e.g. charcoal

Create shapes by making selections to cut, duplicate and repeat 

Experiment with colours and textures by making an appropriate choice of special effects and simple filters to manipulate and create images for a particular purpose  

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