Inspiration for Creative Learning – Explorations in tissue transfer, ink drawing, wax resist and watercolour This unit of work was based around the book cover of ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’ which the Y3 class were reading at Overfields. The cover picture of the edition they had was created by Andy Warhol and the sessions exploredContinue reading “TVCLP Outcomes -Charlotte’s Blog 4”
Inspiration for Creative Learning – Formal Elements An exploration of formal elements from cave painting through depictions of the human form across history. This multilayered approach resulted in the children not just ‘doing cave paintings’ but developing a really deep understanding of how forms underlie basic technique. The examples are from work with a Y3Continue reading “TVCLP Outcomes -Sue’s Blog 5”
Inspiration for Creative Learning – Victorian Toys Using Papier Mache to create wonderful Victorian Toys. The Year 2 class at Overfields were taught how to create the models but also clothed them, gave them names and began to devise stories about them:
Inspiration for Creative Learning – The Natural World Observational drawing techniques and activities using objects from the natural world in a Y5 and Y6 setting:
Inspiration for Creative Learning – Weaving the Weather Taking a simple topic like ‘the weather’ and developing creative responses to learning really brightened up this topic for Discovery Academy. Their work also made for some fantastic displays around the school. Click on the picture to find out more:
Inspiration for Creative Learning – Growth Mindset Using the idea of growth mindset and effective teamwork, this creative approach had a huge impact on PSHE in Brambles Primary. Click on the picture to find out more:
Inspiration for Creative Learning – David Hockney This week’s blog explores how study of one artist can develop a greater understanding of one artist’s work can lead to outstanding personalised responses by the pupils. click on teh image below to find out more:
Inspiration for Creative Learning – Floating and Sinking Using a theme from a curriculum subject and embedding the learning in an active and creative approach develops a deeper level of engagement and understanding for pupils. Click on the image to find out how one schools developed this on the theme of floating and sinking.
Inspiration for Creative Learning SPACE AND THE ART OF PETER THORPE Combining the topic of ‘Space’ and an artistic approach yielded some phenomenal work in this week’s blog. Click on the image below:
Artist Jan Barker reflects on the outcomes from the first year of the TVCLP, its’ impact on schools and the potential for future development of a creative approach to learning across the curriculum.