Filed under Art ideas for upper primary (5-6)

Uluru and Kata Tjuta

Uluru and Kata Tjuta

I saw this cool/warm colour theory¬†lesson created by Patty over at Deep Space Sparkle and it instantly struck me that it would be perfect to use to create artworks of Ayers Rock and The Olgas in outback Australia. So that’s what we did! Thanks, Patty! Your ideas are always¬†SO fabulous! Students looked at images of … Continue reading

Coral Reef

Coral Reef

My Year 3 class were inspired by the colourful work of the artist Ken Done to create some fabulous artworks of a coral reef. These do take a while to complete so I would suggest using paper no larger than A3! We worked in oil pastel, and started off by drawing some very simple fish … Continue reading

Loopy Lines

Loopy Lines

I have seen so many different versions of this idea, and have used it myself in a myriad of ways. I’m not sure where it originates from, although I have seen the basic idea behind it in ‘The Rainy Day Book’ by Jane Bull. Here’s a few examples of what I’ve done with it… Start … Continue reading