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Art Blog

Welcome to Willingham Primary School's Art blog. Here, you can see what your children have been doing in their Art lessons and celebrate their amazing creations. If you would like to see older posts, they are still available in the Archive section.

We hope that you enjoy it!

Ms Varty

svarty@willingham.cambs.sch.uk

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  • 15/05/19

    Year 5: Dragons' Eyes

    The Year 5s had an extended art lesson this week while the Year 6s were occupied with SATs. We continued to study the use of value and light in art and began by looking closely at the appearance and structure of the eyes of various reptiles before designing a close-up drawing of...
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  • 14/05/19

    Year 1 & 2: Cat and bird pictures

    Each week in this half-term, Year 1 and 2 have looked at a piece of art by Paul Klee. Today, we studied Cat and Bird (1928) and compared its style with that of others works featuring cats by Klee.
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  • 08/05/19

    Year 5/6: Bubble Pictures

    This week, as part of our ongoing investigation of the use of value and light in art, the Year 5/6s created pictures of bubbles.
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  • 01/05/19

    Year 5/6: Animal Pictures

    This half-term, the Year 5/6s are studying the use of light and value in art. We looked at the use of chiaroscuro in the paintings of Vermeer, Rembrandt and Caravaggio: Caravaggio, Saint Jerome Writing (c. 1605)
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  • 30/04/19

    Year 1 & 2: Paul Klee continued.

    In this second week of term, the children in Years 1 and 2 looked at Fire in the Evening (1929) by Paul Klee.
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  • 23/04/19

    Year 1 & 2: Paul Klee

    This half-term, the Year 1s and 2s will be creating art inspired by the work of Paul Klee.
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  • 03/04/19

    Year 2: Allotment Pictures

    The Year 2s have been comparing farming methods in the U.K. and Ghana. In art, we created allotment pictures using a wax resist technique.
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  • 02/04/19

    Year 1: Root Vegetable Paintings

    As part of their Geography work on farming, the Year 1s have been creating pictures of root vegetables.
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  • 20/03/19

    Year 1 & 2: Adinkra Cloth

    Over the past two weeks, the Year 1s and 2s have been learning about Adinkra symbols. We discussed how symbols can represent important ideas and concepts, learned how stamps in Ghana are made from calabash gourds and looked at the work of contemporary artists such as Owusu-Ankomah.
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  • 08/03/19

    Year 5/6: Landscapes and mark making

    The Year 5/6s will be looking at landscape painting and mark making this half-term.
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  • 08/03/19

    Year 3/4: Self-portraits, part 1

    The Year 3/4s are learning about Kings and Queens who made a difference and in art, we will be studying portraits and considering what they tell us about the sitter. The children will also be planning and creating a self-portrait which tells us something about what is important to them.
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  • 27/02/19

    Year 2: Paper Weaving

    In geography, the Year 1s and 2s will be comparing life in the U.K. with life in other countries, including Ghana.
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