Visual Arts and ICT

Visual Arts: Strand, Strand Unit & ICT Link

Descriptor of Resource

 

Drawing

 

Making Drawings

 

Looking & Responding

 

 

  • Experiment with the marks, lines, shapes, textures, patterns and tones that can be made with different drawing instruments on a range of surfaces, demonstrating increasing sensitivity and control
  • Look at and talk about his/her work, the work of other children and the work of artists

 

Paint & Colour

 

Painting

 

Looking & Responding

 

 

  • Explore colour with a variety of colour drawing instruments, media and techniques
  • Look at and talk about his/her work, the work of other children and the work of artists

 

Print

 

Making Prints

 

Looking & Responding

 

 

  • Experiment with more complex printmaking techniques
  • Look at, handle and talk about natural and manufactured objects for experience of texture, shape and pattern

 

Clay

 

Developing Form in Clay

 

Looking & Responding

 

 

  • Explore and discover the possibilities of clay as a medium for imaginative expression
  • Look at and talk about his/her work, the work of other children and the work of sculptors, including relief sculptures (prints or slides)

 

Construction

 

Making Constructions

 

Looking & Responding

 

 

  • Explore and experiment with the properties and characteristics of materials in making structures
  • Look at, investigate and talk about spatial arrangements, balance and outline in collections or photographs of natural and manufactured structures

 

Fabric & Fibre

 

Creating in Fabric & Fibre

 

Looking & Responding

 

 

  • Explore and discover the possibilities of fabric and fibre as media for imaginative expression

 

  • Look at, handle and talk about a variety of fabrics and fibres for experience of tactile, visual and spatial qualities

 

Visual Arts Dictionary

 

 

  • Describe a broad range of aesthetic terminology