Posts tagged with Art

Friday, March 28th, 2014

King Tutankhamun

We have been learning all about the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s Tomb. We also looked at photographs of his golden death mask and recreated it with oil pastel, paint and crepe paper. Can you answer these questions: 1. Who discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb? 2. When was Tutankhamun’s tomb dicovered? 3. Where was Tutankhamun’s tomb dicovered? 4. […]

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Saturn V Rockets

In class we worked really hard for a few weeks to build models of the Saturn V Rocket which carried Astronauts to Space for the first ever moon landing. It was quite a challenge to make them look realistic and we used a special material called ‘Mod-Roc’. We hope you like them!

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Autumn Art

We used palette paints and lots of water to create these eye-catching Autumn trees. Then we used poster paint and cotton buds to add the colourful Autumn leaves. What skills did you learn? How did you make the colour brown?

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Funky Chickens

We made these funky chickens after reading chapter 10 of Fantastic Mr Fox when we found out that Mr Fox had come up with a brilliant plan to beat farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean. What was Mr Fox’s plan? How did we make these chickens?

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Silhouette Sunsets

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Sunflowers by P3 van Gogh

We were so inspired by the original Sunflower paintings by Vincent van Gogh that we had a go at our own. We had to try and paint in the style of van Gogh using really thick paint. Luckily nobody lost any ears! How do you think we got on?

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Charles Rennie Mackintosh inspired roses

The roses were fun to make. We learned that Charles Rennie Mackintosh also designed stained glass windows, furniture and buildings! by Logan and Caitlin What else is Charles Rennie Mackintosh famous for?

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Sparkly Super Stars – making neckies

Last week we were busy designing and making our neckies to wear at the Christmas concert. We then split into groups to help primary 1, primary 2 and the children from the nursery to make their neckies! It was hard work but lots of fun. What did you enjoy about this task?

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Remembrance Sunday

We used the CBBC Newsround website to learn about Remembrance Sunday. Then we used oil pastels and paint to create some fabulous poppy artwork. Why do we wear a poppy in November?

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Kadinsky Art

We were learning about Kadinsky and his artwork. We learned that he was born in Russia in 1866. We all thought his paintings would be old fashioned and were very surprised because they were actually modern! Kadinsky was famous for Abstract Art. We recreated one of his artworks by making circles. Mrs C allowed us […]

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Scottish Thistles

First we had to draw a big circle with a flat top, we then drew 2 big lines to the bottom of the page to make the stem or stalk. To make the leaf we drew a big curved line with jaggy bits underneath and we drew zig zags under the circle to make the […]

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Bagpipe making

Bagpipes Gary, a bagpiper from Alba School of Music, came to play the bagpipes and tell us how they were made. We made our bagpipes using paper, scissors and PVA glue. First we had to fold our paper and cut strips but we had to be careful not to cut all the way to the […]

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Chinese New Year

We have been learning about some of the traditions of Chinese New Year. 2012 is the Year of the Dragon, so we made some fantastic Dragon puppets. We learned that red envelopes are given to children and can be filled with sweets or money. We made envelopes with Chinese writing to give to our friends […]

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Christmas Craft

Over the last week or so, we’ve gone ‘craft daft’! We’ve made pom pom penguins, dancing reindeer, snowman puppets, sewn stockings, santa faces and made cards! Have a look at all our hard work. Which craft activity did you enjoy the most and why?

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Eco Bags and Litter Posters

Here are a few more photos from our “What a lot of rubbish!” topic.