Overview in Detail – Art and Design

Year 1

 

Topic

Media

Skills

Artist/Designer

Outcome

Autumn 1

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn 2

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 1

Arctic and Antarctic

 

Drawing

Painting

Collage

 

Drawing:

  • Tone – Investigate tone by drawing dark and light lines

Painting:

  • Use a variety of brush sizes and types
  • Colour – Identify primary and secondary colours by name
  • Mix primary shades and tones (cool colours)
  • Mix secondary colours
  • Work on different scales

 

Collage:

  • Create images from a variety of media e.g. photocopies, fabric, crepe paper, magasines
  • Arrange and glue materials to different backgrounds
  • Sort and group materials to different backgrounds
  • Tear and overlap papers
  • Collect sort, name and match colours appropriate for an image
  • Create and arrange shapes appropriately
  • Create, select and use textured paper for an image

Wassily Kandinsky

Penguin drawings

 

 

Circle paintings based on artist study and colour work

 

 

 

 

A mixed media (paint and collage) landscape picture of the Arctic/Antarctic

Spring 2

Nature

 

Textiles

Painting

 

Textiles:

  • Colour – create and use dyes
  • Texture – create fabrics by weaving materials

 

Painting

  • Mix and match colours to objects
  • Experiment with tools and techniques
  • Name different types of paint and their properties
  • Work on different scales

 

Henri Rousseau

Nixiwaka Yawanawá

John Dyer

Ceremonial skirts

 

 

 

Spirit of the Rainforest painting

Summer 1

Nature

 

3-D

Printmaking

Drawing

Digital Media

 

3-D:

  • Experiment with constructing and joining natural materials

 

Printmaking:

  • Texture – make rubbings to collect textures and patterns
  • Recognise pattern in the environment
  • Roll printing ink over found objects to create patterns

 

Drawing

  • Texture – investigate textures by describing, naming, rubbing, copying
  • Experiment with a variety of media: pencils, felt tips, ballpoint pens
  • Lines and marks – draw on a range of surfaces

 

Digital Media

  • Record visual information using iPad cameras
  • Use a simple graphics package to create images with lines (by changing brush size) and shapes (using eraser, shape and fill tools).

 

Andy Goldsworthy

 

David Hockney

 

Sculptures with nature

 

 

Nature rubbings

 

 

 

 

 

Drawings from nature

 

 

 

 

 

 

Create a Hockney inspired digitally created image of trees from any a season they chose.

Summer 2

Portraits

 

Drawing

Digital Media

Drawing

  • Experiment with a variety of media: felt tips
  • Lines and marks – name, match and draw lines from observation
  • Invent new lines

 

Digital Media

  • Explore ideas using digital sources i.e. internet
  • Use a simple graphics package to create images, colour and texture (simple filters to manipulate and create images and use basic selection and cropping tools)

Andy Warhol

Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Continuous line portraits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manipulated images of famous people inspired by Warhol.

 

Famous portraits made up of what makes them famous inspired by Arcimboldo.

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2

 

Topic

Media

Skills

Artist/Designer

Outcome

Autumn 1

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn 2

Colour

 

 

Drawing

Collage

Painting

Drawing

  • Tone – light and dark patterns, light and dark shapes
  • Experiment with a variety of media: chalk rubbers and charcoal
  • Texture – rubbing

 

Collage

  • Fold, roll, tear, overlap and crumple tissue paper

 

Painting (KS1 Revision):

  • Use a variety of brush sizes and types
  • Colour – Identify primary and secondary colours by name
  • Mix primary shades and tones (warm colours)
  • Mix secondary colours
  • Work on different scales

 

Rita Greer

Chalk flames and building silhouette

Charcoal/rubber effects

 

 

 

 

 

Create tissue flames

 

 

 

Tonal Flames

 

Create a mixed media image of London buring (chalk, charcoal, tissue and paint)

Spring 1

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2

Africa

 

 

Drawing

Printmaking

Textiles

Drawing:

  • Observe and draw shapes from observations
  • Invent new shapes

 

Printmaking

  • Print with a range of hard and soft materials
  • Make simple prints on rollers and printing palettes
  • Take simple prints
  • Build repeating patterns
  • Create simple printing blocks with press prints
  • Design more repetitive patterns
  • Colour – experiment with overprinting motifs and colour

 

Textiles

  • Match and sort fabrics and threads for colour, texture, length, size and shape
  • Change and modify threads and fabrics, knotting, fraying, fringing, pulling threads, twisting and plaiting
  • Cut and shape fabric using scissors
  • Apply shapes with glue
  • Apply decoration using beads
  • Create cords and plaits for decoration
  • Colour – apply colour with printing and fabric crayons

 

ABC Wax Textiles Company

Yinka Shonibare

Ruth Issett

Mirjam Rouden

Louise Baldwin

Dr Esther Mahlangu

Draw patterns found in African textile prints

 

 

 

Printing experiments

Create print design on a small piece of fabric.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use textiles to add dimension and interest to create a contemporary African design.

Summer 1

Seaside - shells

(short unit)

Drawing

 

Drawing

  • Experiment with a variety of drawing pencils and rubbers
  • Shape – observe and draw shapes from observations
  • Tone – investigate tone by drawing light/dark lines

Adonna Khare

 

Tonal shell drawings

Summer 2

Seaside

 

Sculpture

Sculpture

  • Manipulate malleable materials in a variety of ways including rolling and kneading
  • Explore sculpture with a range of malleable media (paper and clay)
  • Manipulate malleable materials for a purpose (design for boat)
  • Understand the safety and basic care of materials and tools
  • Use simple 2D shapes to create a 3-D form
  • Change the surface of a malleable material

Anthony Gormley

Dale Chihuly

Paul Klee

Boat structures using paper and clay

 

Year 3

 

Topic

Media

Skills

Artist/Designer

Outcome

Autumn 1

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn 2

Prehistoric

 

 

Painting

3-D

Painting:

  • Create paints from natural materials
  • Create different effects and textures
  • Work on a range of scales

 

3-D:

  • Create surface patterns and textures in a malleable material
  • Plan, design and make models from observation and imagination

 

Stone Age cave paintings and drawings

Cave paintings and drawings

 

 

 

 

Clay beads to form a piece of jewellery

Spring 1

Drawing programme

 

Lessons 1-3

Spheres

Drawing

 

Drawing:

  • Form and shape – experiment with different grades of pencil and other implements to draw
  • Identify the light source/experiment with light sources (distance/height)
  • Begin to show an awareness of objects having a third dimension
  • Use fingers to smudge blend
  • Use blending tools
  • Use drawing laws: size, placement and overlapping
  • Experiment with positioning of hand
  • Apply tone to a drawing in a simple way
  • Use size to create depth
  • Experiment with ways in which surface detail can be added to drawings
  • Draw for a sustained period of time

 

David Nash

Olafur Eliasson

Single sphere drawing

Two tennis balls drawing

Sphere drawing from imagination

 

Spring 2

Drawing programme

 

Lessons 4-6

Cubes

Drawing

Drawing

  • Revise skills from Spring 1
  • Use foreshortening to create an illusion
  • Use parallel and perpendicular lines
  • Use one point and two point perspective

Seven Times by Idris Khan

Dr Seuss, The Lorax

Draw wrapped presents and food boxes

Draw a chest

Draw a design made from cubes

Summer 1

Drawing programme

 

Review lessons 1-6

 

Teach lessons 10-13 & 19

Drawing

 

Drawing:

  • Revise skills from Spring 1 & 2

 

Draw cylindrical food tins

Draw houses

Summer 2

Spain

Drawing

Painting

Drawing:

  • Revise skills from Spring 1, 2 & Summer 1

 

Collage:

  • Experiment with a range of collage techniques such as tearing, overlapping, and layering to create images and represent textures

Painting:

  • Experiment with different effects and textures
  • Work on a range of scales
  • Create different effects and textures
  • Colour – mix colour and know which primary colours make secondary, use specific colour language, mix and use tints and shades

 

Cubism

Pablo Picasso

Juan Gris

Georges Braque

Create a painting inspired by Cubism

 

Year 4

 

Topic

Media

Skills

Artist/Designer

Outcome

Autumn 1

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn 2

Famous Buildings

 

Drawing programme

 

Review lessons 10-13

 

Teach lessons 15 & 17

Drawing

3D

Painting

Drawing:

  • review Summer 1 y3 drawing skills
  • Teach lessons 15 & 17

 

3-D:

  • Plan, design and make models from observations and imagination
  • Use papier mache to create a 3D object
  • Create surface patterns and textures in malleable materials

 

Painting:

  • experiment with thickened paint creating textural effects
  • create effects with paint

 

L.S. Lowry

Ben Culwell

Sketches of Manchester on a variety of papers, using a range of pens.

 

Create a papier mache building

 

 

 

 

 

Use Culwell’s paint techniques to create a painting of designed building.

Spring 1

Romans

Textiles

Textiles:

  • match the tool to the material
  • develop skills in stitching, cutting and joining

 

Make a Roman Coin purse

Spring 2

Drawing programme – Trees

 

Teach lessons 14 & 21

 

Drawing

Drawing:

  • Review
  • Teach lessons 14 & 21

 

 

Tree drawings

Summer 1

Landscapes

 

Drawing programme

Review lesson 21

 

Digital Media

Printing

Digital Media:

  • Record and collect visual information using digital cameras and video recorders
  • Present visual images using software
  • Use a graphics package to create images and effects with: Lines by controlling the brush tool with increased precision
  • Change the type of brush to an appropriate style
  • Create shapes by making selections to cut, duplicate and repeat
  • Experiment with colours and textures by using effects and simple filters to manipulate and create images for a purpose

 

Printing

  • Create printing blocks using a relief or impressed method
  • Create repeating patterns
  • Print with two colour overlays

 

John Constable

JMW Turner

Create a multi-media image using print and digital media of the Peak District landscape

Summer 2

Drawing programme

Review lesson

 

Teach lessons 22 & 23

 

Drawing

Drawing:

Begin to use simple perspective using a single focal point and horizon

 

Drawing of inside a courtroom.

Drawing of House of Parliament

 

Year 5

 

Topic

Media

Skills

Artist/Designer

Outcome

Autumn 1

Drawing programme

 

Review lessons

 

Teach lesson 24 & 25

Drawing

Drawing:

  • Begin to use simple perspective using a single focal point and horizon

 

Drawing of a castle

Autumn 2

Eyes

Drawing programme

 

Review lessons

 

Teach lesson 29

Drawing

Painting

Sculpture

Drawing:

  • Lines, Marks, Tone, Form and Texture: Use dry media to make marks, lines, patterns and shapes within a drawing
  • Explore colour mixing and blending techniques with coloured pencils
  • Use different techniques for different purposes i.e. shading, hatching within their own work
  • Work from a variety of sources: photographs
  • Work in a sustained and independent way to create a detailed drawing
  • Develop close observations using a view finder
  • Create imaginative work from a variety of sources: observational drawings and themes

Painting:

  • Develop a painting from drawing
  • Carry out preliminary studies, trying out different media and materials and mixing appropriate colours

3-D:

  • Shape, form model and construct from observation and imagination
  • Use manmade materials to create a sculpture
  • Plan a sculpture through drawing and other preparatory work
  • Develop skills in using clay inc. slabs, coils, slips etc
  • Produce intricate patterns and textures in a malleable material

https://www.deviantart.com/lethalchris/art/Dragon-Eye-Painting-683378002

 

Eye drawings

Dragon eye drawing

Dragon eye Painting

Dragon clay eye

Spring 1

Modern Britain

 

 

Collage

 

Printing

 

Digital Media

 

Collage:

  • Use a range of medias to create a collage
  • Use collage as a means of extending work from an initial idea
  • Use different techniques, colours and textures when designing and making pieces of work
  • Add collage to a printed background

 

Printing:

  • Create printing blocks by simplifying an initial journal idea
  • Use relief or impressed method
  • Create prints with three overlays
  • Work into prints with a range of media

 

Digital Media:

  • Record, collect and store visual information
  • Present recorded images in Power Point
  • Use a graphics package to create and manipulate images
  • Be able to import an image into a graphics package
  • Understand that a visual image is created by layering
  • Create layered images from original ideas

 

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Bansky

Mixed media image

 

Spring 2

Drawing programme

 

Review lessons

 

Teach lesson 27

Drawing

Drawing:

 

Two point perspective for Mayan product

Summer 1

Space

Drawing

Digital media

Drawing:

  • Identify artists who have worked in a similar way to their own work

Digital Media:

  • Record, collect and store visual information
  • Present recorded images in Power Point
  • Use a graphics package to create and manipulate images
  • Be able to import an image into a graphics package
  • Understand that a visual image is created by layering
  • Create layered images from original ideas

 

Peter Thorpe

Manipulate images of rockets

Summer 2

Rainforests

 

 

Textiles

 

Textiles:

  • Use fabrics to create 3D structures
  • Use different grades of threads and needles
  • Experiment with batik techniques
  • Experiment with a range of media to overlap and layer creating interesting colours, textiles and effects

 

 

3D Animal and leaf textiles

 

Year 6

 

Topic

Media

Skills

Artist/Designer

Outcome

Autumn 1

Colour Mixing

 

Heart

 

Painting

 

Drawing

Painting:

  • Colour: mix and match colour to create atmosphere and light effects
  • Be able to identify and work with complementary and contrasting colours

 

Drawing:

  • Develop close observational skills using view finders
  • Work in a sustained and independent way to create a detailed drawing
  • Use numerical grids to aid accuracy

 

Colour wheels

 

Observational Heart drawings

Autumn 2

Evolution

 

Industrial Revolution

Drawing

3-D

Printing

 

 

 

Drawing:

  • Use charcoal, graphite and different grades of drawing pencils to make different marks, lines, patterns and shapes within a drawing
  • Use different techniques for different purposes i.e. shading, hatching

3-D:

  • Shape form, model and construct from observation and imagination
  • Use tinfoil and wire to create 3D sculptures

 

Printing:

  • Create imaginative work from poetry
  • Create monoprints with three overlays
  • Work into prints using ink pens
  • Working on a larger scale
  • Using acetate stencils
  • Printing on a variety of paper and card

 

‘Peppered Moth’ poem by Dr Sam Illingworth

Natural science

illustrator Albrecht Dürer

William Blake – Romanticism

Moth sketches and detailed drawings

Tin foil and wire moths

Mono-printed imaginative responses from poem

Moth prints using coloured printing ink

and spray paint and a variety of paper

and card

Paper moths with patterned surfaces embellished with rubbings and Indian inks

 

 

Spring 1

Journeys

3000 Chair Project

 short unit linked to DT

 

Feathers

 

Drawing

 

Painting

 

  • Using a variety of media on a variety of backgrounds

 

 

Designs for their 3-D chair

Intricate map drawing

Feather studies

Spring 2

Portraits

Drawing

 

Drawing:

  • Show an awareness of how paintings are created
  • Using a grid to improve accuracy
  • Work from a variety of photographs

 

Symbolism

Portraits of historical figures sewn onto batik quilts

Summer 1

Portraits continued

3-D

3-D:

Experiment with batik techniques

Neneh Jallow

Portraits of historical figures sewn onto batik quilts

Summer 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

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