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Unit Overview: Painting

For next step we recommend the unit: Printmaking.

For next step we recommend the unit: Drawing.

Lessons:

5 lessons

Cave paintings

In this very practical lesson, we will be taking a look at some photographs of the oldest paintings known to mankind. We will then move on to replicating a cave painting ourselves by working with a parent or carer to create natural paints from items we can find in our kitchen.

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A world without paint brushes

Have you ever painted without using a paint brush? In today's lesson we will be exploring artists who use unusual techniques to paint, and as a result, create unique marks, patterns and textures. You will experiment with lots of these techniques later on in the lesson, and you might need a parent or carer to support you in finding some materials around your home to do this.

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A modern day cave painting

It's time for an end of unit project! For the next 2 lessons we will be picking up from where we left off in lesson 1 on 'Cave Paintings,' using our experiences from lesson 2 and 3 to help us create a masterpiece cave painting. The only difference is; your cave painting will be completely unique to you and include drawings of familiar sights and animals to you in your local area - so no mammoths! Get your creative hats on, it's time to get stuck in!

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