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Portraying Relationships

£12.00
SKU A34CS40180
Key Stage 2 Portrait Art Art Year 3 Year 4

Take an in-depth look at group portraits in this 'Portraying Relationships' scheme of work as your class are given the chance to study a variety of portraits and the relationships between the figures within them. Looking at areas such as composition, form, processes and styles, your class will have the opportunity to examine how artists use various techniques to portray relationships in their work to use as a starting point for their own group portraits.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

Including lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and more, these 'Portraying Relationships' lessons for Year 3 and 4 contains everything you need to turn your budding artists into master portrait painters!

#Lesson1WhosWho

This first lesson introduces your class to a variety of group portraits by various artists and encourages your class to speculate on the possible relationships between the subjects. They will think about a variety of different ways in which people can relate to one another and start to consider how this can be reflected through artwork.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Blank relationship sheets
#Lesson2TheArtfulArtist

Taking a closer look at how artists use a variety of techniques to portray the relationships between the people in their work, this lesson encourages your class to look for artistic clues left by the artist to try and decipher the various relationships. They will consider things like form, composition, colour, content and subject to help them find more information than might immediately meet the eye.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson3StrikeaPose

Turn your class into posers this lesson and they study how to arrange figures to portray different relationships and how to capture the image. They will think about how body shapes will change depending on the relationships between the people in the portrait and how they can portray this through simple drawings.

Please note that, due to the practical nature of this lesson, worksheets are not necessary and, therefore are not included.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan Slides Activity ideas
#Lesson4TheOutline

Your class will have the chance to begin their own group portraits in this lesson as they sketch the outline of their own masterpieces! They will consider who they will portray in their paintings, what the relationship will be between the subjects and what emotions and feelings they wish to convey. Children will sketch their ideas ready for the next lesson.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Emotion cards
  • Relationship cards
#Lesson5PaintingTechniques

Children will get the chance to create their own group portraits based on their sketches and ideas from the previous lesson. The slides will teach your class how to use a variety of painting techniques, such as colour-washing, building layers and brush strokes, to use in their relationship portraits before challenging them to create their portrait masterpieces!

Please note that, due to the practical nature of this lesson, worksheets are not necessary and, therefore are not included.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
#Lesson6AttheGallery

This final lesson gives your class the opportunity to reflect on their finished relationship portraits and to critically evaluate their own work and the work of others in a fun and engaging way.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS2 - to create sketch books to record their observations
  • KS2 - use sketchbooks to review and revisit ideas
  • KS2 - to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing with a range of materials
  • KS2 - to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including painting with a range of materials
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