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Post-It Note Pedagogy for Art

Post-it Note Pedagogy for Art! These many strategies, which come as a PDF document, are art specific ways that help you incorporate assessment, peer assessment, starters, plenaries and group work into your lessons. They are all fun, engaging techniques that will keep your lessons interesting and inspection ready! Click here...

Mark Making to Music

This presentation and lesson plan combine to make a superb cross-curricular art/music lesson. Mark Making to music is a wonderfully creative lesson.  View the presentation with your students to look at mark making in figurative and abstract artworks. The presentation includes a script with questioning. Then use the lesson plan...

The Colour Wheel

A basic, free color wheel which shows primary, secondary and tertiary colours. There are two versions of the same document.  One with the spelling 'color' and one with 'colour'.   To access free resources simply register and verify your email address.  You will then be directed back here where you add the...

Seed Heads Reference Sheet

A beautiful, one-page resource that is ideal for any natural forms unit of work. Fantastic for drawing and painting projects or for working in a variety of different media. Have you tried searching Natural Forms Art Resources on The Arty Teacher?  

Creating Compositions

Do your students struggle when creating compositions? This worksheet is designed to support students when they are creating compositions by making suggestions of things to consider. It asks them to think about different shapes, sizes, or even a series. It ends with ideas for annotation and a useful word bank....

Texture Resource Sheet

This texture worksheet is ideal for teaching the elements of art.  It's great to stick in a sketchbook or use as a poster. To see more texture resources click here.

Key Words List

You will use this Key Words list again and again.  It's a great way to help and encourage students to use a broader vocabulary in your art lessons, and a simple way to incorporate art literacy. It includes keywords for the following categories: Tone/Value Line Colour/Colour composition Form & Shape...

African Masks Packet

This African Masks packet groups together 3 super-useful resources. 40 slides of African masks to use in your classroom.  This image bank is a great starting point for a cultures project.  I took many of these photos on my trips to Tanzania. The African Resource sheet is a single page...

Paper Costume Unit of Work

This complete paper sculpture, recycling project will really have your students engaged.  Students will research the artist Carrie Ann Schumacher, creating a research page on her work in their sketchbook and also research different leaf shapes to influence their work.  They will create two designs in their sketchbook, the best...

Complete the African Masks

African Art. Complete the three African masks on this full colour, one page resource. Teaching drawing skills including tone and shading.

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ARTIST PRESENTATIONS

Grayson Perry Presentation

A presentation on the Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry.  This includes a script turning you...

Costa Magarakis Presentation

A presentation on the fantastic Costa Magarakis.  His shoes are an inspiring start for an...

Kehinde Wiley Presentation

This Kehinde Wiley presentation is a great way to introduce your students to this phenomenal artist. ...

Chuck Close Presentation

A presentation to introduce Chuck Close to your students.  It includes a script. Allow 10-15...

COVER / SUB LESSONS

The Circle Game Cover / Sub Lesson

A great art cover or sub lesson. Students think creatively and turn the circles into...

Dark Skull Cover / Sub Lesson

This sub lesson asks students to create a detailed drawing, including tone/value.  There are two...

Harmonious Colors (& Colours)

This worksheet is a great way to introduce or consolidate Harmonious Colors and can be...

Drawing Cookies Cover / Sub Lesson

This excellent drawing cookies sub lesson will be great to have at your fingertips.  The...