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Year 1: Oil pastel

In Year 1, the children have been making oil pastel pictures of butterflies.

We began by looking closely at photographs of butterflies, counting their wings and looking at the shapes of their bodies. We practised our drawings on whiteboards taking care that the wing patterns were symmetrical. We then transferred the designs to black paper:

We added colour using oil pastels:

The children experimented with blending the colours: 


Here are some of our butterflies displayed in the Art Exhibition:

Well done Year 1: they look beautiful!