This blog has been set up as a space for us (the teachers) to share creative activities with you (the pupils) and for you to share your work with the Rosendale community. We hope that you and your families will enjoy the activities we share with you and we’d love it if you or your parents/carers share your work by emailing a photo to email@example.com, putting art blog in the subject field.
Today we have been inspired by the amazing Ms Smith and a wonderful project she once told me about. The first thing we want you to do is to have a look at a short film that she made looking at how light affects colours and the way we see colours. A really simple way to think about this is the difference of how something looks when the lights are on and when the lights are off.
After watching the film can you think of 3 words that pop into your mind? What are these words? There are also four sounds, manmade, natural, bird and insect, listen back and see if you can identify them.
For today’s activity we are thinking about colour and the horizon. We are going to try and create our own colour pictures. To make her film Ms Smith used lots of colour squares, can you try and make your own? You could use sweet wrappers, celophane, coloured apper, bits of material, food wrappers or even just felt tips and pencil crayons – whatever you have to hand.
Start off by trying to make something like this:
Or you could think about making different towers or types of patterns with your colours like these:
If you enjoyed these activities then you could do some research into the artist Mark Rothko who has spent a lot of his career experimenting with different colours –
Next week is London Fashion Week so I would like you to design either an item of clothing or a whole outfit if you want to.
- Colours you want to use
- Buttons or zips you want to use
- Type of fabric
If you would like to use a template you can find some below in the document attached.
Miss Badminton has taken parts of each teachers and/or TAs face and mashed them with other teachers in the same year group. Can you identify them all? You could try and do the same with pictures of your family! Let us know how you get on 🙂
Have you got any little figures at home? If not then your favourite toy. Today’s task is to create a scene for your toy to be in. Try and create a story within the picture. See the example below:
Where is your toy going? What is it doing? Take a photo. Add a caption if you want and send them into firstname.lastname@example.org I look forward to seeing what your toys are up to!