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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

svarty@willingham.cambs.sch.uk

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  • 22/06/18

    Year 3/4: Cityscapes, part 2

    The Year 3s and 4s are making progress with their cityscapes. This week, we reviewed the work completed in our sketchbooks and considered what worked best in terms of composition and design.
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  • 19/06/18

    Manga Workshop

    On Monday, the Year 5s and 6s were lucky enough to spend the day with Sonia Leong,  a professional comic artist and illustrator specialising in Anime and Manga.
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  • 08/06/18

    Year 3/4: Cityscapes

    The geography topic in Year 3/4 this half-term is Europe and the U.K. In art, we will be designing cityscapes in pen and wash.
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  • 05/06/18

    Year 1 & 2: Mini Matisses

    The Year 1s and 2s are starting this half-term by looking at Matisse's cut-outs, created in his later life when ill health restricted his ability to paint. Codomas 1943 Henri Matisse In this first lesson, the children practised cutting curved shapes, layering shapes of varying sizes an...
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  • 25/05/18

    Year 3/4: Symbolic Art

    The Year 3/4s have been looking at the work of Gustav Klimt and learning about symbolism in art. We began by discussing Klimt's Tree of Life.  
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  • 22/05/18

    Year 1 & 2: William Morris, part 2

    As part of our work on William Morris and the art of printing, the Year 1s and 2s are trying a new  printing method using pizza bases and felt pens.
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  • 09/05/18

    Year 1 & 2: William Morris, part 1

    The history topic for Years 1 and 2 is the Victorian era and in art, we have been studying William Morris. The children looked at Morris's fabric and wallpaper designs and at the sketchbooks in which he developed and recorded his ideas:  
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  • 03/05/18

    Year 1 & 2: Peace Project

    The third panel to be sent to France as part of the Fen Edge Twinning Association art exchange was designed and created by the Year 1s and 2s.
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  • 02/05/18

    Year 3/4: Peace Project

    The Year 3/4s are also taking part in the Fen Edge Twinning Association art exchange, organised to celebrate twenty years of friendship and cooperation between the villages to the north of Cambridge and Avrillé in the Loire Valley.
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  • 30/04/18

    Year 6: Peace Project

    The Fen Edge villages are this year celebrating the 20th anniversary of their twinning with Avrillé in France, a town which is, in turn, twinned with Schwalbach in Germany and Ripollet in Spain. Pupils attending schools in all four areas have been invited to take part in an art exch...
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  • 29/03/18

    Year 1 & 2: Class challenge

    For our final lesson on Henri Rousseau, I challenged the children to work together to create a large-scale version of SurprisedI There were many jobs to be allocated: some painted the background, others drew the tiger and some made flowers, leaves and trees. They chose and got out their ow...
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  • 26/03/18

    Year 6: Inspired by artists

    In most of out art topics, the children learn about a specific artist or genre as a class. However, as the young people in Year 6 prepare for their transition to Secondary School, I am keen to allow them an opportunity to explore their own sources of interest and inspiration and to become more...
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