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Year 1: Sunflowers - part 1

In preparation for our annual Art Exhibition, the whole school is looking at tints, tones and shades. Year 1 have been concentrating on the yellow/orange area of the colour wheel and Miss Milton-Thompson's class  have just started their sunflower paintings in the style of Georgia O'Keeffe.

Some children found it a little challenging to make their flower big enough to fill the page and I encouraged them to practise on a whiteboard before they committed themselves to paper:

We used a lot of water and experimented with blending colours:







Here are some of the paintings so far. We plan to finish them in next week's lesson.