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Art

Children learn specific skills in a variety of media and develop understanding by looking at the art of famous artists and by drawing on the artistic heritage of different cultures. The world around us is often a stimulus.

Barrowcliff School Art Progression 2018/2019

Below is Art coverage and progression for each year group.

 

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Sketching

Objects/Still Life

  • Uses line to represent objects seen, remembered or imagined.
  • Make a variety of patterned lines, wavy, straight, zig-zag, thick, thin, wide and narrow.

Sketching

Objects/Still Life

  • Uses line to represent objects seen, remembered or imagined.
  • Explore tone using different shades of pencil.

 

Sketching

Objects/Still Life/Scenes

  • Explores tone using using different grades of pencil. (Know different grades of pencil)
  • Uses line and tone to represent things seen, remembered or observed.

Sketching

Objects/Still Life/Scenes

  • Explores tone using different grades of pencil.(Know different grades of pencil)
  • Explores shading using different media.

Sketching

Objects/Still Life/Scenes

  • Draw familiar things from different viewpoints.
  • Work indoors and outdoors.
  • Uses line, tone and shade to represent things seen, remembered or imagined using a range of media. (Charcoal)

Sketching

Objects/Still Life/Scenes

  • Uses a range of materials to produce line, tone and shade. (Charcoal)
  • Selects appropriate media and techniques to achieve a specific outcome.
  • Show greater emphasis to detail.
  • Work indoors and outdoors.
  • Include cross hatching, pointillism, sidestrokes, use of rubber to draw/highlight.

 

 

Poster paint

  • Use a variety of tools to spread paint, experiment with different brushes (thick and thin).
  • Recognise and name primary and secondary colours.
  • Simple colour Mixing (understand the colour wheel)

Poster paint

  • Continue to develop colour mixing skills (eg skin tone colours).

 

Powder Paint

  • Mix powder paint using primary colours.
  • Mix black and white with other colours to make different tones. (Light to Dark)

 

Poster paint

  • Introduce different types of brushes for different purposes.

 

Watercolour paint

  • Experiment with water colours, choose the correct brush.
  • Explore blending and washing using watercolours.

Poster paint

  • Confidently mix colours to make a range of tones.

 

Watercolour paint

  • Explore blending of colours and washing.

 

Poster paint

  • Refine technique
  • Work with warm and cold colours recognise/mix and use appropriately.

 

Watercolour paint

  • Priming the paper.
  • Exploring how to stop the bleeding.

Poster paint

  • Refine technique
  • Make informed decisions about colour.
  • Select and work with a limited palette.

 

Watercolour paint

  • Priming the paper.
  • Exploring how to stop the bleeding.

Collage

  • Selects, cuts and tears and discusses.
  • Sorts according to specific qualities. Eg shiny, smooth, warm, cold colours.
  • Develops skills of overlapping and laying.

Printing

  • Print with a range of hard and soft materials e.g. Corks, pen barrels, sponge
  • Roll printing ink over objects to create patterns e.g. Plastic mesh, stencils
  • Build repeating patterns and recognise patterns in the environment
  • Create simple printing blocks with press print.

Weaving

  • Simple weaving with strong wool through a stiff card loom.
  • Weaves paper progressing from one to two colours.

Collage

  • Develops awareness of contrasts in texture and colour.
  • 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 building a visual vocabulary.

Clay/Modroc/ Sculpture

  • Plan and develop ideas
  • Shape, form, model and join
  • Discuss and evaluate own work and that of other sculptors.
  • Awareness of natural and man made forms.

Sewing/Batik

  • Use a smaller eyed needle to stitch.
  • Running stitch- start to explore some other stitches.
  • Dyes fabric using tye dye/ batik.

Sculpture

  • Construct
  • Use materials to make objects for a purpose
  • Carve, pinch and roll.
  • Make simple joins
  • Look at work of other sculptors.

 

 

Printing

  • Use a variety of materials to print.
  • Explore colour mixing through overlapping of prints.
  • Compares own prints with that of well known artists.

 

 

Suggested artists

Andy Goldsworthy

Gustav Klimt

Suggested artists

Andy Warhol

Jackson Pollock

Wassily Kandinsky

Piet Mondrian

Suggested artists

Paul Klee

Claude Monet

Suggested artists

Henry Moore

Pablo Picasso

Georgia O-Keefe

Seurat

Suggested artists

Van Gogh

Joseph Turner

Salvadore Dali

Suggested artists

Degas

Henri Matisse

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