Beach Scene

July 11, 2017

On the Savannah

February 7, 2017

Bob Marley Album covers

November 13, 2015

We have been learning about Bob Marley and Jamaica. We have listened to and even learnt some of his songs! We decided to make a Bob Marley style album cover. First we practiced making tones and tints using paint. We made a background by blending colours. We used iPads to experiment with camera angles. We […]

Facial expressions

November 9, 2015

We have been looking at the features of facial expressions to help us make our Bob Marley album cover.

Giving each other feedback

February 10, 2015

We are busy giving each other feedback on our art work. Some fantastic comments from year 2!


January 30, 2015

We have been studying the famous optical artist Bridget Riley. We practiced following wavy lines and making them thicker and thinner. We then practiced using different tones with coloured pencil. Now we’ve collaborated to apply our toning skills in a version of Bridget Riley’s ‘Shadow play’.

One snowy night artwork

November 26, 2014

We have been looking at the illustrations in winter stories. We noticed the haze around the moon, the silhouettes and the different shades of colour. We decided we needed to use shades around a moon and some trees. We practiced our shading and cutting skills: We applied our skills into a finished picture: One Snowy […]

Becoming illustrators

November 7, 2014

We have been busy creating our own illustrations for a page of ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’. We decided to use a pencil outline first. Then we used pastels to add the colour. Can you spot the mouse and the Gruffalo’s child in our work? Copy of The Gruffalo’s Child