Art

Art

Blundell’s Prep School has a light, modern, well-resourced art room, which offers an excellent environment in which the children can be both confident and creative.

The children are offered opportunities to experiment with a variety of media and work at a range of scales. They have benefitted from the experience of working with visiting artists as well as having regular opportunities to draw from real life.

Autumn Term

Year 3 children work collaboratively to make maquettes of curious creatures.

Year 4 children create imaginative dream sequences and experiment with printing, learning about the artist Marc Chagall.

Year 5 children find out about the work of North Devon potter, Harry Juniper, and enjoy making their own clay harvest jugs. They use a coiling technique to construct their jugs and use sgraffito to decorate them.

Year 6 children paint watercolour landscapes, gaining inspiration from the beautiful Devon countryside that surrounds the school.

Spring Term

Year 3 children look at patterns and draw beautiful mango designs.

Year 4 children experiment with batik to create rainforest animals.

Year 5 children paint still life pictures of their favourite toys.

Year 6 children draw cartoons and study the work of artist Roy Lichtenstein, as they discover how movement is shown in art.

Summer Term

Year 3 children paint self-portraits.

Year 4 children transform boxes into beautiful chairs for their favourite book characters.

Year 5 children create lino prints in the style of Edward Bawden.

Year 6 children enjoy a cross-curricular animation project with Computing, looking at the characters created by Aardman Studios.

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