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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 patterns as inspiration and also create their own. There are many more pattern art lessons on The Arty Teacher website.

Odd One Out Art Starter Activity

Odd One Out Art Starter Activity

Odd One Out is a starter activity where students have to guess which artwork on each slide is the odd one out.  This may be because of media, content, process or colour. If you are looking for a short snappy starter for a lesson, use just one slide.  If you...

How to write a dadaist poem is a creative cross-curricular task (Art and English) that uses Dadaist poet Tristan Tzara's famous instructions

How to Write a Dadaist Poem

How to write a dadaist poem is a creative cross-curricular task (Art and English) that uses Dadaist poet Tristan Tzara's famous instructions.  Students learn about the Dada art movement and create a non-sensical poem out of newspaper text.  This download includes: A worksheet with instructions. A lesson plan. After this...

Learning About Typefaces

Learning About Typefaces

'Learning About Typefaces' teaches students to name the different parts of a letter.  For example ascender, defender, counter, crossbar and many more.  This is ideal if you want to introduce a graphics element into your curriculum or as a precursor to a graphics project.   This download includes: An 11 slide...

Natural Forms Artists

Natural Forms Artists Presentation

If you are planning on running a Natural Forms project, this presentation of artists that feature natural forms in their work makes an excellent introduction.  15 painters, photographers, ceramicists and sculptors are featured. You can learn more about the featured artists in a blog post here. When you register on The Arty...

Introduction to Line Drawing and Mark Making

Introduction to Line Drawing and Mark Making (Animals)

This unit of work introduces your students to line drawing and marking with animals as a theme.  I would do this in Year 7 where students are aged 11/12. Students complete the following tasks: Creating a title using weight of line. Creating snail line drawings. Researching mark making artists and...

Emergency Sub Lesson

Emergency Sub / Cover Lesson

If you're looking for an emergency sub lesson, this just might be just what you're looking for.  Students simply copy the word 'Emergency' pictured above.  It's great for teaching that tone/values can create depth and that mark making can create implied texture.  This download includes: A worksheet for students to...

Funny Faces Cover

Drawing Funny Faces

Drawing funny faces is a fun download that engages your learners with detailed observational drawing.  Ideal for a portrait project or end of term activity.  The resource includes a range of ethnicities and age groups.  This download includes: 5 Grid Drawings 5 'Complete the Missing Half' worksheets A grid to...

Art Analysis Starter

5 Art Analysis Discussion Starters

If you want to build more art analysis into your curriculum, these 5 art analysis discussion starters are ideal.  Simply use one slide for each lesson.  Each slide shows a painting or print and asks some simple questions to stimulate discussion and make a 5-10 minute discussion starter.  The artworks...

Ballet Shoes Images Cover

Ballet Shoes Image Bank

Ballet Shoes Image Bank.  Stunning, high-definition images of ballet shoes for drawing and painting. 19 slides showing mainly new and some old ballet shoes. There are more ballet shoes art resources and image banks on The Arty Teacher created with drawing and painting in mind.

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COVER / SUB LESSONS

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...

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...