National Curriculum Content
- Produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences.
- Become proficient in drawing and painting.
- Evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design.
- Know about great artists and designers, and understand the historical and cultural development of their art forms.
- Investigate how famous artists represent landscape.
- Record observations of landscapes from first-hand experience.
- Investigate sketching using a variety of pencils.
- Experiment with perspective.
- Create a picture of a local landscape.
What we want children to know
- Examples of landscape artists.
- The concept of perspective.
What skills we want children to develop
- Produce increasingly accurate drawings, consider concept of perspective.
- Observe and use a variety of techniques to show the effect of light on objects and people e.g. use rubbers to lighten, use pencil to show tone, use tones of the same colour.
- Control and experiment with particular qualities of tone, shade, hue and mood.
- Encourage individual identification of suitable equipment for a particular purpose e.g. size of paintbrush or paper needed.
Line, tone, perspective, landscape, foreground, background
Artists studied: LS Lowry, Vincent van Gogh