Complete the Messerschmidt

Complete the Messerschmidt

This one-page download, asks students to complete the missing half of the Messerschmidt sculpture.  If you are teaching expressive portraits, this resource is ideal. There are lots of portrait resources on The Arty Teacher website.

Collaborative Autumn Leaves Artwork

Collaborative Autumn Leaves Artwork

With this collaborative autumn leaves artwork, students work in groups with each student drawing a piece of the picture which combines to create a large artwork.  The lesson plan suggests you use watercolour and/or coloured pencil but you can, of course, use whatever media you like.  This resource comes in...

November Photo Challenge

November Photo Challenge 2021

Inspire your students to take a photograph every day this November with this list of prompts. When you register on The Arty Teacher you can download up to 3 of the resources that are categorised as free every month.

Peeling Paint Art Resources

Peeling Paint Art Resources

These peeling paint art resources are an irresistible starting point for a project.  This download includes: A 24 page PowerPoint of images (pictured above). 3 PDF resource sheets There are many more image banks on The Arty Teacher.

Painting an Eye with Acrylic

Painting an Eye with Acrylic

Painting an Eye with Acrylic is a download that has everything you need to support your students with learning how to paint an eye with acrylic.  This download includes: A step-by-step guide within a 9 slide PowerPoint. (Pictured above). Talk this through with students before they start. The same images...

Guess the Artworks

10 very famous artworks are hidden and slowly revealed in a presentation.  Can your students guess the artworks and/or artists before they are fully revealed?  A fun start to the lesson for your older students. (I would use this at GCSE or A Level.  Age 15 - 18) There are...

Franz Marc Venn

Franz Marc Art Analysis Venn Diagram

Franz Marc Art Analysis Venn Diagram.  This Art Venn diagram includes Art, Maths & Literacy! It’s not always easy to introduce maths and literacy into an art lesson but by using this Venn Diagram for analysis you are doing just that as a Venn diagram is a mathematical way to...

Assessing An Art Research Page

Assessing An Art Research Page

We all look for different things when assessing an art research page.  That is why this download includes two different, editable versions of an assessment rubric.  A basic version and a comprehensive version. The basic version includes a 'what to include' column, presentation of pictures, good quality research and creating...

Zentangle Cobweb Worksheet

Zentangle Cobweb Worksheet

This zentangle cobweb worksheet is ideal for a fun Halloween art lesson. Students apply their own zentangle patterns to a blank cobweb.  This download includes: A good example zentangle cobweb. A blank zentangle cobweb worksheet. 3 Pages of Example zentangles. There are many more Zentange Art Lessons on The Arty...

selfies portrait project

Selfies Portrait Project for Distance Learning

This selfies portrait project for distance learning is a comprehensive unit of work that asks students to: Photograph themselves on their phone and present their photos. Draw in different media. Research one of a diverse range of portrait artists and create a research page. Create a self-portrait that reflects the...


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Draw Patterns in the Leaf

Draw Patterns in the Leaf

With this one-page download students draw patterns in the leaf.  They can use the example...

Emergency Sub Lesson

Emergency Sub / Cover Lesson

If you're looking for an emergency sub lesson, this just might be just what you're...

Gradating Lilies art sub lesson

Gradating Coloured Pencils – Lilies

Students practice gradating coloured pencils with this useful cover/sub lesson that links well with natural...

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Draw the Kiwi Slice sub lesson asks student's to create an accurate observational drawing of...