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Drawing a Fly

Drawing a Fly (insect) in Pencil or Pen

Drawing a Fly is a one-page download but there are two versions of it.  One that asks students to draw the fly in pencil and one that asks them to draw it in pen. There are lots of insect art resources on The Arty Teacher website.

Drawing and Painting Insects

Drawing and Painting Insects Unit of Work

Painting and Drawing insects is a big unit of work that has been written for older students (perhaps age 14/15) who are embarking on an independent course of study.  Ideal for Year 10 in the UK or choice based courses where students need some structure but then become more independent. ...

Van Gogh QR Code Trail – Home or Hybrid

This Van Gogh QR code trail gives students six QR codes that lead them to various websites and information which they need to answer the questions on the 2-page worksheet.  Students will need: A device such as a phone or a tablet that will allow them to read a QR...

Collaging a Pepper – Home or Hybrid

This collaging a pepper art resource, asks students to research the artist Derek Gores and to create a collage of a pepper in his style.  This is an ideal home learning or blended learning resource as students only require a pencil, glue and old magazines.  This 5-page download, pictured above...

Drawing Snakeskin

Drawing Snakeskin

Drawing snakeskin is a one-page resource that includes 4 high-resolution images of snakeskin.  Ideal for your animal projects. There are lots of animal art resources on The Arty Teacher.  If you like this, you might like drawing reptile eyes.

Drawing and Collaging A Pineapple – Home or Hybrid

Drawing and collaging a pineapple is an ideal blended learning art resource as it can be completed at home or in the classroom.  I would allow 3 (50 min) lessons for the drawing and 4 or 5 for the collaging of the pineapple.  This resource includes the four pages pictured...

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 accompanying lesson plan has 4 suggestions of different ways to use this resource including warm and cool colours, mark making, pattern and making connections to artists.  It's always good if a cover lesson can extend...

Colourful Images of Butterflies

Colourful Images of Butterflies

Three pages of colourful images of butterflies.  A great starting point for a drawing or painting project. There are lots of insect art resources on The Arty Teacher website.

Creative Writing

Creative Writing – Brain Starters

I wasn't sure about posting this as it's more of a creative writing resource than an art one, although I know you creative people will be able to put it to good use.  This download is ideal for stimulating creative ideas and includes: The worksheet of a brain with space...

Stitching into Images

Stitching into Images

'Stitching into Images' is a 7-page resource (PDF) that shows students more than 8 ways to work into their own photographs with stitch.  It's packed with good advice and tips and often asks questions to encourage an individualised response.  It assumes that students have taken their own photographs to stitch...


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Draw the Butterfly Sub/Cover Lesson

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