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Art Blog

Welcome to Willingham Primary School's Art blog. Here, you can see what your children have been doing in their Art lessons and celebrate their amazing creations. If you would like to see older posts, they are still available in the Archive section.

We hope that you enjoy it!

Ms Varty

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  • 30/11/18

    Year 5/6: L. S. Lowry, part 2

    Having completed their drawings, it was time for the children to add colour, figures and final details. You can see photographs of the earlier lessons here. We looked at Lowry's own colour palette and techniques and used the original drawings in our sketchbooks to try out differen...
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  • 28/11/18

    Year 1 & 2: Paint and pastel technIques

    Next week, we will be creating pictures inspired by the rocket paintings of Peter Thorpe.
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  • 26/11/18

    Year 3/4: Egyptian Portraits

    Having learned how to draw faces in profile, the children were ready to transfer their sketches to paper and add colour. They were working mainly in chalk pastel, which is not an easy medium to master, and throughout these lessons, I was impressed by the children's focus and determination t...
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  • 21/11/18

    Year 1 & 2: Alien Line Drawing

    After a few weeks using paint and oil pastel, the Year 1s and 2 s are learning to create effective line drawings from their imagination.
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  • 16/11/18

    Year 5/6: L. S. Lowry, part 1

    In the first few weeks of this half-term, the Year 5/6s will be creating their own pictures inspired by the art of L. S. Lowry.
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  • 14/11/18

    Year 2: Starry Night

    This week, it was time to put the finishing touches to our background painting before adding the foreground details. Photographs of our first lesson on Van Gogh can be found here.
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  • 13/11/18

    Year 1: Starry Night

    The Year 1s have also been studying Van Gogh's Starry Night as part of their work on Space.
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  • 07/11/18

    Year 5/6: Poppy Project

    As the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War approaches, I thought that it would be an appropriate time to post an update on the work done by the Year 5s and 6s on poppies as a symbol of remembrance.
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  • 05/11/18

    Year 3/4: Egyptian Portraits

    The Year 3/4s are studying Ancient Egypt and in the first few art lessons, the children will be painting Egyptian portraits.
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  • 31/10/18

    Year 2: Van Gogh

    The topic for this half-term in  Year 1 and 2 is Space and in art, the children are studying Van Gogh's Starry Night. 
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  • 19/10/18

    Year 3/4: Christmas Cards

    Mrs Childersley's class made Christmas Cards featuring colourful trees on a black background.
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  • 16/10/18

    Year 1: Little Monsters

    In the last lesson before half-term, the Year 1s painted Monsters.
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