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Year 3 & 4: Colour Wheels

This half-term, the Year 3s and 4s will be looking more closely at colour theory. We will go on to consider the use of colour in Impressionist paintings but in the first few lessons, we will be creating our own colour wheel.

The pupils began by choosing a pattern for their wheel, repeated in each of the six sections. Then they started to paint in tints, tones and shades of the primary and secondary colours:

The children really enjoyed mixing their own colours:

The final step was to add black pen: