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Art

We have been interpreting how artists have depicted the Queen in their portraits.

CHIAROSCURO - the challenge of shading in the dark! Careful observation of where light is falling and shadows are darker and lighter.

Year 4 - Still life in a range of drawing media; 2B, 6B, graphite stick, charcoal and chalk. Observational skills improving and comments from other children.

Year 4 experimenting with watercolour techniques such as 'wet on wet', flicking, using the end of brushes to make lines, bleeding and smudging and having a 'feel' for the qualities of watercolour. Inspired by contemporary artist, Emma Burleigh.

MARK ROTHKO inspired us to paint abstract and respond to colours. Our stimulus was Spring - tulips, bright lime trees, bluebell woods and blossom. We challenged ourselves with large paintbrushes and to 'feel' the paint and respond to colours.

ART CLUB - LOOKING AT IMPRESSIONISTS SUCH AS VINCENT VAN GOGH AND CONTEMPORARY ARTIST LUKE EDWARD HALL - challenge in having a feel for the paint, being challenged with a bright coloured background, challenged with a range of 3 large brushes and challenge in 40 minutes to finish!

OUR COMPLETED AND PAINTED BRITISH ANIMALS

HAWTHORN CLASS' ART CLUB - Year 4 - British animals in clay - Owls

HAWTHORN CLASS' ART CLUB - Year 4 - British animals in clay - Badgers

LESSON 2 - Watercolour Jellyfish for 'Somebody Swallowed Stanley' literacy text.

Lesson 1 - mark-making for jellyfish using 6b, 2b, graphite stick, biro and felt pen on long A2 scale. We tried to capture texture and movement.

Lesson 5 - now to be a SCULPTOR! Using clay and inspired by Barbara and Henry, we made our own clay, abstract sculptures which hint at human figures and conversations.

Lesson 4 - exploring Henry Moore's wax resist technique in our sketchbooks. We used candles and tealights to add texture and atmosphere to our drawings just like Henry Moore. We included images of Barbara Hepworth's work also.

Lesson 3 - The Big Draw of Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth - drawing in a large group of large sculptures

Lesson 2 - comparing Henry Moore with Barbara Hepworth

3 pupils from Hawthorn have been inspired to sketch more Henry Moore forms at home

LESSON 1 - HENRY MOORE'S SKETCHBOOKS inspired Hawthorn class to fill a page with drawings of Henry's monumental sculptures. We used biro, 2b, 6b - just like the artist.

HARVEST STILL LIFE

We looked at some Impressionist painters and their Still Life drawings of fruit and vegetables. 

Here are our observational chalk pastel drawings with chalk and charocal. Pictured are ongoing work and then final pieces. We were drawing for a sustained period of time - an hour.