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Pots


We made clay pots (based on ancient Egyptian pots) a few days ago which had two different ways of being made. Pinching it was one way of doing it which was a quicker but maybe not as well shaped as the other ways, you just push against the clay until you have shaped it into more »

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Hieroglyphics


We did some art on hieroglyphics. Hieroglyphics was the ancient Egyptian way of writing.Over the years archaeologists have discovered an alphabet which is pretty accurate. The hieroglyphics were drawn on rocks and included bird drawings and plenty of other cool drawings, we drew our names or other little messages out on pieces of paper and more »

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Van Gogh art


We did a piece of art called starry night. It was very colourful and had a big lighthouse looking over a little village. We put nice lighting colours and different shades of dark for the sky, they came out very cool but not quite as good as Van Gogh. 

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Adire Inspired Art


We made art inspired by Adire textile art which is an indigo-dyed cloth made in Nigeria by Yoruba women. The women make the textile art using a variety of resist-dyeing techniques. We made patterns on watercolour paper using wax crayons. Then we painted over the wax crayon with a mixture of blue and black paint more »

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Leaf Printing


We collected lots of different leaves to use for printing. We put white paint on the inside of the leaves and used them to print onto black paper. To print we pushed them onto the paper and carefully lifted them up. Once they were dry we coloured in the spaces with colouring pencils before using more »

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