Art Club - As part of our Black History Month art focus, children in art club have created a collaborative portrait of Nelson Mandelson using a pointillism technique.
FS1 and FS2 Explored the work of artist Frank Bowling. Bowling has been described as "one of Britain's greatest living abstract painters", as "one of the most distinguished black artists to emerge from post-war British art schools" and as a "modern master".
Black History Month - Y1 and 2 Artwork based on the work of Alma Thomas. Thomas became an important role model for women, African Americans, and older artists. She was the first African American woman to have a solo exhibition at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art, and she exhibited her paintings at the White House three times.
Choosing primary colours carefully
Exploring brushstroke techniques
Great teamwork sharing resources
Cleaning brushes carefully before selecting a new colour
Controlling brushstrokes to create a pattern
Taking time to appreciate our final pieces of work
Creating tints of the same colour by adding white
Creating secondary colours by mixing 2 primary colours
Y3 and 4 digital artwork based on the artwork of Enfant Precoce (also known as Francis Essoua Kalu). Francis is a young Cameroonian artist who lives and works in Paris. Cameroon inspired him from a tender age, with mystical colours and creativity.
Creating digital images using Adobe Fresco
Y5 - 6 artwork based on the Nike Okundeye. Nike Okundaye was born in 1951 in Ogidi, Kogi State, in North-Central Nigeria, and was brought up amidst the traditional weaving and dyeing as practiced in her home town. Her parents and great grandmother were musicians and craftspeople, who specialised in the areas of cloth weaving, adire making, indigo dyeing and leather. Nike Davies-Okundaye is a well-reputed artist best known for her cloth work and embroidery pieces.
King's Coronation Art Project - 'The Art of Nature' EYFS - Y6
EYFS - King Charles Artwork inspired by the book: Leaf Man
Y1 - Artwork inspired by the colour, textures and patterns in leaves
Y2 - Leaf pattern and colour work
Y3 - Watercolour Leaves
Y4 - Illuminated letter 'C's' for King Charles
Y5 and 6 - Artwork inspired by the Green Man