Street Art started as slogans for political and social commentary that was normally written on public walls. Modern street art developed in New York City in the 1960’s and 1970’s and became popular in the 1980’s. For our project we chose artists Jean-Michele Basquiat and Banksy, as both artists are well known for evolving from painting graffiti on public walls to be at the helm of what today is called street art styl
The Temperature of Colour – Cool and Warm Colours Colour theory can be a difficult concept for young students to understand. The idea for example of cool colours and warm colours and, that in art, warm colours advance towards the viewer and cool colours recede to the background, would be complex. A good way to teach young children about warm colours and cool colours is to engage them in a hands on project that
A fun activity involving T-shirts, paint and lots of imagination. The inspiration for the design can be an imaginary character, like a super hero, a picture from a magazine, a cartoon like character, a flower or a plant or a pet dog, cat, bird or horse. There are lots of possibilities in creating a suitable design for a T-Shirt.
Clay modelling Clay modelling is very popular with young children. Terracotta clay is perfect for children to start clay modelling. Experimenting with clay is an important introduction to art in three dimensions. Type of clay Terracotta clay is the best clay for young children to experiment and to make. Children will spend time finding out what they can do with clay. As they progress in their experiments teachers can
For very young children, printmaking is a source of fascination and challenge. Children love the idea of multiples, making not only one image but several.The first prints children make are normally hand prints. As they learn to cut paper they will be able to prepare a printing block/collage and they will be interested in telling stories with shapes. Procedure Printing block preparation: Children will have a small pie