Learning from and about Artists

Help your children to learn about the lives and work of popular artists using our teaching ideas and resources.

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7 - 11

The Starry Night

Make your own version of Van Gogh's picture "The Starry Night".
5 - 11
Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky

A useful introduction to the life and art work of Wassily Kandinsky.
5 - 7

Stars on the Ceiling!

Decorate the ceiling in your class with these star pictures.
5 - 11
Landscapes Display

Landscapes Display

Over a period of a few weeks, the children had made lots of different landscape pictures, using a variety of techniques:
5 - 11
Sunflowers Display

Sunflowers Display

Reception Class: Paintings, collage and colour mixing work based around the theme of Van Gogh's Sunflowers.
5 - 11
Les Couleurs Display

Les Couleurs Display

Children coloured in their own versions of a Monet haystack painting and these were made into a display.
5 - 11
Graphical Modelling Display

Graphical Modelling Display

"Children looked at 'The Snail' by Matisse, and were given opportunities to recreate it, using:
5 - 11
Clarice Cliff Display

Clarice Cliff Display

An incredibly bright and colourful display, showing work based on the ceramics designer Clarice Cliff.
5 - 11
Andy Warhol Display

Andy Warhol Display

This display uses examples of Andy Warhol's real work and children's own art work (which explore similar themes and techniques).
5 - 11
Cubism Portraits Display

Cubism Portraits Display

After studying cubism, the children's work was added to this display.
5 - 11
Aboriginal Art Display

Aboriginal Art Display

Lovely display inspired by Australian Aboriginal art and artists.
5 - 11
Aliens Display

Aliens Display

Alien art display inspired by Andy Warhol!
11 - 11
Pop Art Display

Pop Art Display

Created as part of a multicultural Art project by children at Na Caragol Primary School. The artist studied was Romero Britto from Brazil.
5 - 11
Pop Art T-Shirts Display

Pop Art T-Shirts Display

Created as part of a multicultural Art project by children at Na Caragol Primary School. The artist studied was Romero Britto from Brazil.
5 - 11
Pop Art Rocks Display

Pop Art Rocks Display

Rocks inspired by the painting of Romero Britto from Brazil.