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Choice Board Elements of Art

Choice Board – The Elements of Art

This is a choice board for the elements of art.  This download includes: A one-page choice board with 12 ideas for projects which each link to one or more of the elements of art. An additional document that suggests artists that would be good to research for each choice, should...

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Drawing Reflections

Drawing reflections is an inspiring and challenging subject matter. These two worksheets contain 6 high-resolution images of reflections for your students to draw.  Give students a whole worksheet or cut them up and let students choose one of the 6 reflections to draw. There are other drawing resources and close-up...

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Digital Shell Drawing

Three beautifully presented pages guide your students through the task of creating a digital shell drawing using the free Adobe Illustrator Draw App.  Students will then be able to transfer these skills to a multitude of different tasks.  This download includes: The three page PDF pictured above. One shell with...

Surrealism Art Lesson

Surrealism Art Lesson – Fish Eye

This one-page Surrealism Art Lesson asks your students to create a drawing that combines an eye with a fish.  This task is within keeping of Surrealist traditions where artists would transform one object into another.  With three different eyes that reflect different ethnicities and three different fish to inspire them,...

Surrealist Art Project

Surrealism Art Project – Surrealist Eye

This comprehensive Surrealism art project asks students to research Salvador Dali and René Magritte and then create and draw a Surrealist eye.  This download includes: The 14 page PowerPoint pictured above. A three page written unit of work that includes the stages students go through, homework ideas, questions to ask...

Keys Grid Drawing

Keys Grid Drawing

This keys grid drawing is a classic art school task and certainly one that will challenge your students and keep them busy. The resource comes with two grids.  One with the lines already in place and one which has tiny marks around the edge so students can rule their own...

Drawing Exam

Drawing Exam

This three-page, mostly theoretical drawing exam, with professional looking front cover and answer sheet, is an editable word document and ideal for end of year exams.  This is not a practical exam but an exam that tests them on their use and understanding of theoretical terms. This resource includes: Versions...

Dinosaur Grid Drawings

6 Dinosaur Grid Drawings

This download includes 6 dinosaur grid drawings. There are two versions of each grid drawing.  One with the grid in place and one where there are tiny marks around the edge of the square so that students can draw their own lines. There is a useful Youtube video about drawing...

art home learning

Beautifully Drawn Art Home Learning

This four-page art home learning resource, based around beauty products and illustration, asks students to: Create a mind map about different sorts of illustration.  It includes links as part of the PDF to some wonderful examples of creative mind maps and information to help with their research. Create a research...

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Shells with Barnacles

These shells with barnacles are just stunning and make an amazing drawing, painting or textiles resource.  The images are in a PowerPoint and come with two amazing examples to inspire your students. This download includes: A 27 slide PowerPoint, pictured above with beautiful shells encrusted with barnacles. Two PDF documents...


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Close-Up Artists

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Art Lettering Cover/Sub Lesson

Art Lettering Cover/Sub Lesson

A versatile art lettering cover/sub lesson that can be used in lots of ways.  The...

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Draw the Butterfly Sub/Cover Lesson

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