Amber & Turquoise Class
This week our reception, year 1 and year 2 artists created ‘doodle books’. Doodling is a great activity for exploring mark making, texture and composition. We started off with a mini book made from coloured paper. We glued pieces of collage into the book, choosing images, textures and patterns which appealed to us. We then chose a medium to doodle with from a selection, including colouring pencils, markers, graphite, chinagraph pencils, oil pastels and soft pastels. We let our minds and pencils wander, listening to different kinds of music to inspire us, and using the collaged pieces as starting points. After each piece of music we swapped to a different medium. We discussed our results- we got some very interesting pages!
Magenta & Violet Class
Our year 3 and 4 artists created their own picture books in honour of World Book Day! We designed characters in our sketch books, then chose a setting from a selection of images. We used a story mountain template to structure our stories, splitting them into Beginning, Problem, Climax, Resolution and Ending. We then shared our picture books with the group.
Our year 5 and 6 artists also worked on producing their own picture books. We came up with some very creative storylines and characters to share!