Yr. 7 Fantasy Beasts
Project: Painting (Watercolour)
This project will introduce you to Art as a process – where you develop and improve your work and experiment with different ways of working.
It will also introduce you to, and help you to learn about, some of the seven elements of Art, specifically: Line, Tone, Colour, Pattern and Texture.We will focus on learning about Primary, Secondary and Tertiary colours and also explore what Hue, Tint, Tone and Shade are in relation to colour. We will look at how certain primary/secondary pairings can enhance or ‘compliment’ each other.
You will have the opportunity to work with graphite pencil, fine liners and watercolour paints.
To use your imagination as the starting point for a piece of work.To learn how to use the elements of Line and Tone.To learn how to reflect on, refine and improve your work as it progresses.
To learn how to use the elements of Line, Pattern, Texture (visual) and Colour. To study how the artist Durer used line to describe pattern.To learn about the meaning and significance of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary colours and the meaning of Hue, Tint, Tone and Shade in relation to colour.
To learn about and understand how complimentary colours work.To study how the Fauve and Pointillist artists used colour in their work. To learn about paint brush strokes and mark making
Using the knowledge you’ve gained about colour theory and painting techniques, paint your A3 beast.
Homework: Linked with class work, students are asked to independently research for their ideas and develop their skills using the resources provided.