To develop ideas
Respond to ideas and starting points.
Explore ideas and collect visual information.
Explore different methods and materials as ideas develop.
To master techniques
Draw lines of different sizes and thickness.
Colour neatly following lines.
Show pattern and texture by adding dots and lines.
Show different tones by using coloured pencils.
Use thick and thin brushes.
Mix primary colours to make secondary.
Add white to colours to make tints and black to colours to make tones.
Create colour wheels.
Use combination of materials that are cut, torn and glued.
Sort and arrange materials.
Mix materials to make texture.
Use a combination of shapes.
Include lines and texture.
Use rolled up paper, straws, paper, card and clay as materials.
Use techniques such as rolling, cutting, moulding and carving.
Use repeating or overlapping shapes.
Mimic print from the environment (e.g. wallpapers).
Use objects to create prints (e.g. fruit, vegetables or sponges).
Press, roll, rub and stamp to make prints.
Use weaving to create pattern.
Join materials using glue and/or a stitch.
Use dip dye techniques.
- Digital media
Use a wide range of tools to create different textures, lines, tones, colours and shapes.
To take inspiration from the greats
Describe the works of notable artists, artisans and designers.
Use some of the ideas of the artists studied to create pieces.